• Short Summary

    Ten Cubans, captured by Castro forces during the recent abortive invasion of Cuba, arrived in Washington from Miami, Florida.

  • Description

    Ten Cubans, captured by Castro forces during the recent abortive invasion of Cuba, arrived in Washington from Miami, Florida. May 22 to meet Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt and others interested in purchasing 500 tractors demanded as ransom by Fidel Castro for the repatriation of 1,214 other prisoners held by him.

    From Washington Airport, they drove with Dr. Miro Cardona - head of the rebel Revolutionary Council - to the Statler Hotel where they met Mrs Roosevelt, Walter Reuther the Trade Union leader, and Dr. Milton Eisenhower, who are heading a committee to raise the necessary money.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACHMFZGXGALQ7SSAUXK2YI8VZZ
    Media URN:
    VLVACHMFZGXGALQ7SSAUXK2YI8VZZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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