By James N. Giglio
Debating the Kennedy Presidency examines the successes and screw ups of Kennedy's overseas and household regulations. The differing viewpoints of the 2 authors, in addition to the supplementary files, let readers to ascertain the problems and draw their very own conclusions approximately America's thirty fifth president.
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Kennedy told the crowd that he foresaw the day when Berlin and Germany would be joined again. ” Kennedy’s triumphant performance in Berlin garnered him adulation both at home and abroad. But the president, who had an appreciation of irony, might have reflected on what he had done. He had consigned the Soviet Union and communism to the dustbin of history. Kennedy had done exactly what he had objected to when Nikita Khrushchev gave his “wars of national liberation” speech and when he proclaimed the inevitable victory of communism at the Vienna summit.
The president was also informed that the CIA would launch new attacks, including the underwater demolition of docks and ships. The memorandums of record state that “Higher Authority” rather than President Kennedy attended these meetings. S. officials wanted the president of the United States to be able to deny that he had authorized terrorism and sabotage. Soviet officials, including Nikita Khrushchev, protested these attacks on Cuba, averring that the United States had reneged on the agreement that ended the missile crisis.
8 The new president surely could have reasoned that he had no choice but to go forward with the invasion. If he had cancelled the invasion, he would have been rejecting the plans of the nation’s most trusted military leader, General Dwight Eisenhower. He would also have what CIA officials dubbed a “disposal” problem. The Cuban exiles training in Guatemala would have returned to the United States and loudly complained to jour- John E Kennedy and the World 33 nalists and politicians that President Kennedy lacked resolve.