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The President is Busy Saving the World

President Kennedy was unable to attend this rally in 1962 for Pat Brown, who was running for reelection as governor of California.  The president was busy with something more pressing:  It was day eleven of the white-hot Cuban Missile Crisis.  Indeed, it was on this day fifty-six years ago, that Soviet Premier Khrushchev responded to…