Tagged: Castro

February 7, 1964 – The State Department Holds A Press Conference: The Subject Is Gitmo

On a day where crises were popping up seemingly everywhere, the focus on this February 7th in 1964 was the flare-up of bad relations with Cuba and threats by the Castro regime against our military base at Guantanamo. The flap began over the seizing of four Cuban fishing trawlers off...

Days Of Future Murk – January 1, 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Projection ’61 – January 1, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Most News programs spend the first day of a new year looking back on the events of the previous one. In 1961 however, January 1st was spent...

Cuba Redux – November 20, 1962

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC World News Roundup + Emphasis – November 20, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The lingering legacy of the Cuban Missile Crisis was still very apparent, this November 20th in 1962. On this day, news broke that Cuban Premier Fidel...

The Subject Was Gitmo – February 7, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Dean Rusk Press Conf. – Feb. 7, 1964 On a day where crises were popping up seemingly everywhere, the focus on this February 7th in 1964 was the flare-up of bad relations with Cuba and threats by the Castro regime against our...

Shoring Up Cracks – Ike On Latin America – July 11, 1960

Click on the link: Pres. Eisenhower – Latin America Policy address – July 11, 1960 When vice-President Nixon returned from a disastrous tour of Latin America in 1958, concern was high that we were losing our sphere of influence in that region of the world. When Cuba underwent it’s pro-Moscow...