On Wed, 16 Oct 2002 09:13:06 -0600, "Marc A. Schindler"
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> I know what you mean, but technically Khrushchev had nothing to do with
> the
> embargo of Cuba, which was put into place by the U.S. I think you mean
> the
> emplacement of missiles there. But what very few USAmericans realize, and
> what
> you apparently aren't taught is that this was in reprisal for something.
> Trivia
> time, boys and girls: anybody know what the original US action was that
> prompted
> the emplacement of missiles in Cuba?

I'm not sure if it is what you are reffering to, but there was talk of
trading the removal of US missles in Turkey for the removal of Soviet
missles in Cuba.

Scott
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