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Calls U.S. 9 Press FLA., Oct. 23 of Cuba's have been result "of the the United radio said said the by Prime Castro who nation later units rapidly on a said, the monitored West, came a President a naval Cuba; OF thousands mobilized of a few said. awakened ready to attack," the is in its to each defender The is ready the people. length and island with than ever roar voices in the cry of 'fatherland We will conquer!'" "Fatherland conquer!" used by Castro speeches. By Associated Press WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 — President Kennedy Kennedy ordered a U.S. "quarantine" blockade of Cuba Monday night, saying the Soviets are sending Prime Minister Fidel Castro offensive weapons able to rain nuclear destruction on all the Americas. MR. KENNEDY SPOKE in a grim emergency emergency nationwide radio-television address in which he disclosed that, despite past Soviet assurances to the contrary, offensive atomic missiles sites are being built in Cuba and Soviet jet bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons have arrived there. MR. KENNEDY outlined a seven-point program for fast military and diplomatic action to stop Cuba from being built up as a Communist launching Kennedy Text, Page 6 base against the hemisphere and sent a letter to Soviet Premier Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev calling for a halt Speedy developments amid an atmosphere of deep crisis followed the President's somber somber announcement: —A Defense Department spokesman said the United States is ready to sink every Communist bloc ship headed for Cuba which refuses to stop for a search. THE BLOCKADE, which could apply against planes later, applies against offensive weapons but not nonmilitary, necessities like food or ..medicine. ..medicine. • .. . —The Navy said at San Juan, Puerto Rico, that the more than 40 ships and 20,000 men issembled for announced annual Caribbean exercises now are "sustaining the blockade" blockade" of Cuba. This announcement was made by Lt. Cmdr. John Mackercher shortly after President Kennedy's address. address. Mackercher is spokesman or Vice -Adm. Horacio Rivero, under whose command the -naneuvers were to have been 'arried out. IN WASHINGTON, the San uan announcement was de- lied by Defense Department pokesmen. But the Pentagon would not ay what was being done in he area. —THE UNITED States summoned summoned the Organization of .merican States (OAS) to an mergency session here at 9 .m. Tuesday in expectation hat the inter-American group vill approve the U.S. program, See Page 4, Column 1

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  2. 23 Oct 1962, Tue,
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