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Nightline: The John F. Kennedy Tapes #647735

ABC Special for Wednesday, Dec 21, 1994

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  • Live discussions between Cokie Roberts (ABC) and former Defense Secretary Robert McNamara re: audiotapes just released of October, 1962 White House conversations about the placement of USSR nuclear weapons in Cuba.
  • Taped excerpts introduced by Roberts of audiotapes of White House conversations from 1962 among then President John F. Kennedy, then Secretary of State Dean Rusk, then Sen. Richard Russell, McNamara, and then Sen. William Fulbright.
  • Taped excerpt of a 10/22/62 televised speech to the nation by Kennedy.

  • Reporter(s):
    Roberts, Cokie (ABC)

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