Fidel Castro Becomes Prime Minister of Cuba (1959)

Fidel Castro is sworn in as prime minister of Cuba in 1959. Here is British Pathe news coverage of that event, including Castro's first speech, and other useful material relating to this story.

Castro On The Ball

Castro On The Ball (1959)

Fidel Castro giving speech and playing baseball in charity match.

Castro Triumphs Again

Castro Triumphs Again (1959)

Fidel Castro gives speech on Cuban television to denounce old president, Manuel Urrutia.

Cubans Demand More Executions

Cubans Demand More Executions (1959)

Huge crowds turn out to support Fidel Castro over execution of Batista followers.

Castro's Cuba Again Makes Headlines

Castro's Cuba Again Makes Headlines (1959)

Pro and Anti Castro demonstrations in Cuba.