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Reel Number: 220317-01
Color: Black and White
Year / Date: 1962,1960s
Location: Havana,Kansas,Oakland,United Nations,Washington, DC
TC Begins: 22:00:08
TC Ends: 22:07:59
Pt. 1 of 3 1962 Cuban missile crisis - American Version Reconnaissance photographs of Russian missiles & same area following missile crisis with no missiles. 22:01:17 Columbus Day parade. Baseball match, Yankees vs San Francisco Giants. Little girl in braces - poster girl for March of Dimes ( polio charity ). Jackie Kennedy w/ children of foreign diplomats. Fireworks in Uganda celebrating independence. Vatican, torchlight vigil. President John F Kennedy - JFK - with Ahmed Ben Bella, Premier of Algeria. 22:02:57 Havana AVs. Ben Bella w/ Castro. US moon rocket launch, man follows ascent through telescope. Defence department training in fall out protection, civil defence, fall-out shelter stocked - various other fall out shelters including salt mines, banks, community shelter in Kansas. Food & water drums, medical supplies - radiological monitoring equipment off assembly lines & transported by railroad to various parts of America. Naval Supply Center Oakland. Forklift trucks move goods. Sign erected for community fallout shelter - radiation signs. 22:04:42 Election campaign, American Legion meeting & Truman making speech. Eisenhower speaking. Helicopter landing on White House Lawn. 22:05:12 Cuba beach scenes. Military parade. Desecration of monument. Demonstrations as Fidel Castro entering Havana 1959 - crowds celebrating. 22:06:18 United Nations - Castro & Khrushchev embrace. Mikoyan visit to Havana. Trade agreement between Russia & Cuba signed. Russian cargo ships en route to Havana. Cuban refugees in small boats - women & children. Map showing proximity to USA. Cold War; Diplomacy; Revolutionary; Emigration; Americana 1960s; Neighbors;
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