Bay of Pigs Invasion — The ‘perfect failure’ of John F. Kennedy
By Lyn Kelly
President and Nikita Khrushchev meeting in Vienna for an friendly discussion. But the respective positions of the United States and the Soviet Union remained irreconcilable because of the ill-fated CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) backed invasion at the Bay of Pigs in Cuba. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images).