Bay of Pigs Invasion Newsreel

Historic Universal Studios newsreel segments were shown of the aftermath of a failed 1961 invasion of Cuba by exiles who had attempted to… read more

Historic Universal Studios newsreel segments were shown of the aftermath of a failed 1961 invasion of Cuba by exiles who had attempted to overthrow Cuban leader Fidel Castro. The incident was later known as the Bay of Pigs invasion. Voice overs by Ed Herlihy described the events.

Cuba Invaded!: Foes of Castro Open Offensive, a segment of the April 19, 1961, newreel includes footage of U.S. Ambassador Stevenson in the United Nations as well as silent pictures of Fidel Castro. 

Kennedy Warns We’ll Never Abandon Cuba includes footage of President Kennedy speaking on April 20, 1961.

Rebels Face Death for Invasion includes silent pictures of grieving relatives of the invading force and pictures of Fidel Castro on Cuban television.

Kennedy Confers with Eisenhower on Cuban Crisis includes silent pictures of President Kennedy meeting with former President Eisenhower at Camp David and with Governor Nelson Rockefeller in Washington, D.C.

Ike Says Nation Backs Kennedy Foreign Policy includes footage of former President Eisenhower talking about foreign policy. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Bay of Pigs Invasion Newsreel

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Program ID:
101118-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 22, 1998
Last Aired:
Apr 18, 2011

Airing Details

  • Feb 22, 1998 | 11:01am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 22, 1998 | 7:57pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 23, 1998 | 4:54am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 14, 2005 | 5:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 16, 2005 | 5:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 12, 2006 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 12, 2006 | 11:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 13, 2006 | 2:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 13, 2006 | 7:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 14, 2006 | 1:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 14, 2006 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 15, 2006 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 15, 2006 | 11:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 15, 2006 | 2:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 15, 2006 | 7:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 16, 2006 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 16, 2006 | 11:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 17, 2006 | 2:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 17, 2006 | 7:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 13, 2008 | 9:36pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 14, 2008 | 3:36am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 16, 2011 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 17, 2011 | 5:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 18, 2011 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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