Hyannis Port (JFK+50) On May 11, 1963, President John F. Kennedy and Canadian Prime Minister Lester Pearson* concluded two days of talks here at Hyannis Port, Massachusetts.
The two leaders of neighboring nations of the Western Hemisphere issued a joint statement emphasizing their good relationship. In the statement, JFK & PM Pearson also indicated continued support of NATO as well as a strong bilateral defense of the hemisphere.
The Prime Minister also indicated a willingness to allow nuclear warheads to be placed on missiles based in Canada.
*Lester Bowles Pearson (1897-1972) was born in York (Toronto) Canada & graduated from the University of Toronto in 1919. LBP then attended the University of Oxford. In 1957, LBP won the Nobel Peace Prize for organizing the UN Emergency Force to solve the Suez Canal Crisis.