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CIA, Cuban Highlights – 09/05/1962

In this report for the Special Group, the CIA reported that one of Castro’s spokesmen had responded to the White House statement of September 4 on Cuba by saying that the arms buildup in Cuba was an exercise in self-defense. There were also continuing signs of genuine fear on the part of the Cuban regime that the U.S. was preparing to invade.


Source Archive: National Security Files, box 46, John F. Kennedy Library.