Gerry Patrick Hemming Tapes

Gerry Hemming

HEMMING TO BURNHAM: The Bay of Pigs Was Meant to Fail

The following is a telephonic conversation with Gerry Patrick Hemming and myself sometime in late 2001. Subsequent to the Bay of Pigs President Kennedy arranged a briefing for former President Eisenhower by General Maxwell Taylor who was heading up the Cuban Study Group to find answers as to the cause of the failure. During that interview, Eisenhower unequivocally denied having ever set such an amphibious assault plan in motion. The notes from that meeting end at item six (6) and the last sentence reads:  6. “As theRead More