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GV-SIGN "NO TRESPASSING"
GV-SIGN "PRIVATE DO NOT DISTURB RESIDENTS"
GV-SIGN/SHARK AQUARIUM EXPERIMENTAL STATION"
GV-GROUP OF 4, INCLUDING 2 EX-CIA AGENTS
TILT DOWN FROM PALM TREES TO LV-MEN
GV-(4 shots) MEN WALKING ALONG BEACH
GV-BARKER AND MATINAS SEATED
GV-REPORTER AND TWO MEN
REPORTER 10 CAMERA
TRANSCRIPT: REPORTER: These are some of the scores of safe houses, base camps, training areas and supply depots, this place in the .....is currently described as a shark research centre, It's jumping-off point for commando raids on Cuba, in the mid-'60s. .....
......Bernard Barker and Elando Mantinas are two men who were deeply involved in the secret war. If the provisional government for Cuban exiles had been set up Barker would have been liaison man between it and CIA. Matinas was a sea captain in the CIA's Navy, he participated in more than 500 operations. Two men are working with authors...........on a book. Together, barker and Matinas spent a total of 18 years in the CIA.
INTERVIEWER: Gentlemen, now big was this effort after he Bay of Pigs, to bring down Fidel Castro?
MATINAS: It was big, I believe the whole of US Government was committed to the action of bringing down Fidel Castro, it took tremendous resources from this country and Cuba. It starts from the bottom, you have to take this man and .....train times..... you have legislation, you have to have policeofficers, you have to have judges, you have to have everyone involved in this 5th commitment, in order to assure the safety of the operational, itself.
INTERVIEWER: Mr. Barker, what was your job in this anti-Castro event?
SEQ. 15: BARKER: Int this past phase we are covering........
BARKER: In this past phase we are covering now, which is post-Bay of rigs. Previous to this time I had been working in the political sector and then put to work mainly in counter intelligence and security, ??? Cubans that case from cuba obtaining intelligence, and also checking our own security of the para-military crews.
INTERVIEWER: You operated mainly at sea, what was your job?
MATINAS: My job was to diversify, sometimes tracing down, sometimes infiltrating..........stations, training commandos.
REPORTER: Matinas said CIA could do whatever it wanted to in secret war, US customs, navy state police even judges and newspapers, closed their eyes to illegal operations in campaign against Castro. With the US on our side he said it didn't seem possible we could lose.
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