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Movietone newsreel on Cuban Missile Crisis

Title
Movietone newsreel on Cuban Missile Crisis
Genre
News report
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:01:45
Description
Archive Movietone newsreel on the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, presented by Leslie Mitchell. He describes how Cuban exiles attempted a sabotage mission in Cuba in 1962 amid concern that Fidel Castro had become a pawn of the Soviet Union by allowing Soviet missiles to be placed there.
Contributors
Leslie Mitchell; Movietone News
Keywords
USA; Cuba; USSR; International relations; Nuclear weapons; Cold War; Fidel Castro; Cuban Missile Crisis (1962); Communism; Missiles; John F. Kennedy; Communists; Leslie Mitchell

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