• Short Summary

    Senor Miro Cardona, leader of the Cuban Revolutionary Council, gave a Press conference in New York on April 21st, after Prime Minister Fidel Castro had crushed the rebel landings in Cuba.

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    CU ZOOM INTO..still picture of wrecked tank believed to be Russian.
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    CU Still picture of captured rebels.
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    CU Still picture of son of Miro Cardona as prisoner.
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    GV SOF STARTS...DR. CARDONA SPEAKING. "The revolutionary Council of Cuba..." SOF ENDS "...and will go on with renewed vigour until the end."
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    TRANSCRIPT: SEQ. 4: Senor Cardona: "The Revolutionary Council of Cuba announce that the landing of several hundred compatriots which took place in Matanzas on the 17th of April did not achieve all of its proposed objectives. Nevertheless, the majority of combatants succeeded in moving...(sound blurred) MIG aircraft and Soviet tanks have inflicted a grave reverse to Cuba's....(sound blurred) During the wars of liberation from Spain, we also lost many battles. The founder of our fatherland came back to win the independence that we now have lost. The struggle therefore goes on, and will go on with renewed vigour until the end."




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    Background: Senor Miro Cardona, leader of the Cuban Revolutionary Council, gave a Press conference in New York on April 21st, after Prime Minister Fidel Castro had crushed the rebel landings in Cuba. Senor Cardona said:

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB26J2LEA950Y99MWUOYN3JQFA
    Media URN:
    VLVAB26J2LEA950Y99MWUOYN3JQFA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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