Former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara speaks on the first day of the International Conference of the Cuban Missile Crisis on October 11, 2002, in Havana, Cuba.
Former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara speaks on the first day of the International Conference of the Cuban Missile Crisis on October 11, 2002, in Havana, Cuba. Hilda M. Perez / Orlando Sentinel / MCT
Former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara speaks on the first day of the International Conference of the Cuban Missile Crisis on October 11, 2002, in Havana, Cuba. Hilda M. Perez / Orlando Sentinel / MCT

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