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Nixon Urges Americans to Support President Kennedy on Berlin Crisis

July 27, 1961 - Former Vice President Richard M. Nixon asked all Americans today to support President Kennedy's program for dealing with the Berlin crisis. Then he urged this four-point follow-up:

1. "Stop Castro's outlaw operations in the Americas."

2. "Break the Soviet filibuster on atomic testing."

3. "Put some backbone into America's fight against admitting Red China to the U.N."

4. "Shelve all new spending programs not directly necessary for national defense."


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