Today In History- March 17

Today In History- March 17

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President Eisenhower signs National Security Council directive on the anti-Cuban covert action program.

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Eisenhower creates council for covert action in Cuba

  • Washington D.C., USA

On Mar. 17, 1960, President Eisenhower signed the National Security Council directive, which stipulated anti-Cuban covert action.  A supreme measure in the continuing Cold War fight, the Council was created in handling foreign policy issues, and was influential in the planned Bay of Pigs invasion.

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