79. Editorial Note

At the 371st meeting of the National Security Council on July 3, Allen W. Dulles briefly commented on the situation in Cuba. According to the memorandum of discussion, Dulles expressed his view that the news from Cuba was “a good deal better, and that the Americans [Page 126] captured by the rebel forces would be gradually freed in groups until all had been released.” (Eisenhower Library, Whitman File, NSC Records)