Mercenaries Invade Bay of Pigs Ca. 1961

Mercenaries Invade Bay of Pigs Ca. 1961

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In April 1961, U.S.-trained Latin American mercenaries landed in the Bay of Pigs in Cuba. The invasion was a miscalculated attempt by the U.S. government to incite Cubans to overthrow Fidel Castro. The majority of Cubans, however, supported Castro, and the mission was aborted. Castro condemned what he called U.S. imperialism, prompting Adlai Stevenson to categorically deny U. S. involvement in the mission.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , WPA Film Library, , [1961]
Copyright Date: ©1961
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (2 min., 4 sec.)) : sound
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Additional Contributors: Films Media Group
WPA Film Library


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