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ST-A26-16-62 Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council (EXCOMM) regarding Cuba

ST-A26-16-62 Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council (EXCOMM) regarding Cuba in the Cabinet Room, White House

Accession NUmber: ST-A26-16-62

Description: Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council (EXCOMM) regarding Cuba. Clockwise from bottom of table: Assistant Secretary of Defense Paul Nitze; Deputy United States Information Agency (USIA) Director Donald Wilson; Special Counsel to the President Theodore Sorensen; Executive Secretary of the National Security Council Bromley Smith (seated, near bookcase); Special Assistant to the President for National Security McGeorge Bundy; Secretary of the Treasury C. Douglas Dillon; Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson; Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy; former Ambassador to the Soviet Union Llewellyn Thompson; Arms Control and Disarmament Agency Director William C. Foster; Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director John McCone; Under Secretary of State George Ball (mostly hidden); President John F. Kennedy (standing, mostly hidden by Secetary Rusk); Secretary of State Dean Rusk; Press Secretary Pierre Salinger (behind and to the right of Secretary Rusk) Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara; Deputy Secretary of Defense Roswell Gilpatric; Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Maxwell Taylor. Cabinet Room. White House. Washington, D.C.

Credit Line: Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

29 October 1962

Public Domain