Series S-0873 - Peacekeeping - Cuba

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Peacekeeping - Cuba


  • 1962 - 1964 (Creation)

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Size/Number of Items/Parts: .5 linear ft. of textual records, No. of Boxes: 1

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Series consists of cables, business cards, handwritten notes, letters, speeches, translations, drafts, press releases, notes on meetings, declarations, transcript of a radio address, resolution of a UN organization. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: Cuban missile crisis; UN inspections of Cuban missile sites; 'interception area' - Cuban blockade; draft proposal for the creation of UN Observation Group to normalize the situation in the Caribbean; proposals to resolve crisis from USA and USSR; Kennedy-McMillan talks; reaction to the crisis from various heads of state; return of the body of Major Anderson from Cuba to the U.S.; draft protocol written by the USSR and Cuba; request made by U Thant of Castro to allow observers from Latin American countries to verify removal of offensive weapons from Cuba. Correspondents include U Thant, Secretary-General; Nikita Khrushchev, Chairman, USSR; John F. Kennedy, President, U.S.A.; Adlai Stevenson, Permanent Representative from U.S.; Jawaharlal Nehru, Prime Minister, India; Haile Selassie, Emperor, Ethiopia; Agda Rossel, Permanent Representative, Sweden; V.A. Zorin, Permanent Representative, USSR; Harold McMillan, Prime Minister, United Kingdom; Bertrand Russell, 3rd Earl Russell of Kingston. U Thant was Secretary-General from 1961 to 1971.
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      Related to: 08-11-F001-2: Digital Scanning - Sample Link to Related Accessions or Archival Record Series - Box & folders that have been identifed as high priotrity.Link to related records -see curent list. Also may attach pdf prints of TRIM reports fat various time.

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