• Short Summary

    THE SECOND AIRLINER BRINGING RELEASED PRISONERS FROM CUBA, TOUCHED DOWN AT HOMESTEAD AIR FORCE BASE, NEAR MIAMI, LESS THAN AN HOUR AFTER THE FIRST PLANE LANDED.

  • Description

    THE SECOND AIRLINER BRINGING RELEASED PRISONERS FROM CUBA, TOUCHED DOWN AT HOMESTEAD AIR FORCE BASE, NEAR MIAMI, LESS THAN AN HOUR AFTER THE FIRST PLANE LANDED.

    ABOARD THE SECOND PLANE WERE 106 MEN. LIKE THE FIRST PLANE LOAD, THE MEN PASSED QUICKLY THROUGH THE IMMIGRATION OFFICE, MET MEMBERS OF THE PRESS, AND WERE GIVEN DINNER. THEN THEY WERE GIVEN KHAKI U.S. AIR FORCE UNIFORMS IN EXCHANGE FOR THEIR PRISON UNIFORMS.

    THEN THEY WERE TAKEN IN BUSES TO THE MIAMI AUDITORIUM WHERE THOUSANDS OF FRIENDS AND RELATIVES HAD WAITED ALL DAY FOR THE MEN TO ARRIVE. THERE WERE SCENES OF WILD EXCITEMENT AS EACH MAN WAS RECOGNISED. THEN AFTER FOND EMBRACES AND SPEECHES TO THE MASSES CROWDS. THE MEN WENT OFF WITH THEIR FAMILIES, LEAVING BEHIND THOSE WHO STILL HAD TO WAIT FOR THE NEXT PLANES TO BE REUNITED WITH THEIR MENFOLK.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA95S6RPVZSDAZ8XI81V4DBGZ29
    Media URN:
    VLVA95S6RPVZSDAZ8XI81V4DBGZ29
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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