• Short Summary

    Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, widow of the late U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, is one of?

  • Description

    Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, widow of the late U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, is one of three volunteers attempting to raise $17 million through voluntary contributions to purchase the 500 tractors demanded by Fidel Castro for exchange of 1000 prisoners taken during the recent invasion of Cuba.

    Mr. Walter P. Reuther, president of the United Automobile Workers Union, and Dr. Milton S. Eisenhower, brother of former president Dwight Eisenhower, form the committee.

    On Monday, May 22, they met with 10 paroled Cuban prisoners in Washington for discussion and agreed that they would attempt to raise the money providing Castro would agree to three provinces.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACVNQSDJAGK1QC8D797GKK84VD
    Media URN:
    VLVACVNQSDJAGK1QC8D797GKK84VD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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