• Short Summary

    AFTER ENJOYING THREE TUMULTUOUS DAYS AMONG THE CHEERING THRONGS IN VENEZUELA, FIDEL CASTRO RESTED IN CARACAS LAST NIGHT.

  • Description


    MEN THROUGH CROWD



    MS--CASTRO IN CROWD



    CROWD



    MS--CASTRO WAVES TO CROWD



    CU--CASTRO AND OFFICER



    CROWD



    MS--GIRL PUTS BERET (CQ) ON CASTRO



    CASTRO WAVES



    CROWD



    CASTRO SHAKES HANDS CROWD




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AFTER ENJOYING THREE TUMULTUOUS DAYS AMONG THE CHEERING THRONGS IN VENEZUELA, FIDEL CASTRO RESTED IN CARACAS LAST NIGHT. THIS WAS THE TURN-OUT AT CENTRAL UNIVERSITY (place - source), WHERE CASTRO TOLD THE STUDENTS HE HAD COME TO THEIR COUNTRY TO THANK THE PEOPLE OF VENEZUELA FOR THEIR FINANCIAL AID IN HIS TWO YEAR BATTLE WITH FULGENCIO BATISTA (CQ), FOR THE SUPPORT OF THEIR PRESS AND RADIO, AND FOR THEIR MORAL SUPPORT. CASTRO WILL PROBABLY IN RETURN TO CUBA TODAY.

    (OPEN TO - GIVE GIVES HIM BARET)
    CASTRO, WHO IS A DOCTOR OF LAW AND EASILY AT BASE IN STUDENT GROUPS, EXCHANGED HIS MILITARY CAP FOR A BARET (CQ). HE URGED SOLIDARITY BETWEEN CUBA AND VENEZUELA....SUGGESTED THE FORMATION OF A DEMOCRATIC BLOC OF AMERICAN NATIONS: ONE THAT WOULD EXCLUDE DICTATORS....AND HE ADVOCATED STUDENT EXCHANGES IN LARGER NUMBERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9LYGV7F5ATLCDNIQE494RYVBL
    Media URN:
    VLVA9LYGV7F5ATLCDNIQE494RYVBL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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