Fifty years ago today, President John F. Kennedy spoke at a meeting of newspaper executives. His speech came at an awkward time - the country had just learned of the failed attempt to overthrow the government of Cuba's Fidel Castro. The Bay of Pigs invasion was supposed to be a popular uprising by Cubans against Castro, but even as it occurred, it was obvious there were U.S. fingerprints all over the operation. Steve Proffitt takes a look back.
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