President Kennedy wrote ‘‘missile sites’’ and marked the spots on this Cuba map during a briefing on Oct. 16, 1962. The recently recovered item was shown yesterday at the Kennedy Library and Museum.

JFK's mementos come home

Dispute ends with the return of historic items

By Jenna Russell
Globe Staff / July 14, 2005

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The map of Cuba, displayed yesterday for the first time at the Kennedy Library and Museum, bears the marks of history: a series of X marks in black ink, cross-hatched east and west of Havana by President John F. Kennedy, and two foreboding words scrawled above them: ''missile sites." (Full article: 891 words)

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