• Short Summary

    Record-sized queues of Cubans were at the U.S. Embassy, Havana, Cuba, November 22, seeking visas?

  • Description


    U.S Embassy, cars parked in front, people wait in long lines.



    American flag. People in front of Embassy, CU's and SCU's.



    Some hid behind parasols and newspapers. Some left saying film was to be handled over to DIER (Military Intelligence) to find out who wanted to leave the country.



    People sit on small seats rented by Negroes.



    People enter side door covered by green parasol.




    Initials JRG/S/AS



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Record-sized queues of Cubans were at the U.S. Embassy, Havana, Cuba, November 22, seeking visas to enter the U.S.A. See 6993/60.

    Meanwhile the Castro Administration was building up its arsenals. According to the U.S. State Department, Communist Arms totalling 22,000 tons, from rifles to fighter planes, had arrived in Cuba.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4MLIEDZOAN2YYEYEPOVM18K8
    Media URN:
    VLVA4MLIEDZOAN2YYEYEPOVM18K8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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