Bay of Pigs Invasion

President Kennedy spoke to the Society of Newspaper Editors about events in Cuba, which later became known as the Bay of Pigs… read more

President Kennedy spoke to the Society of Newspaper Editors about events in Cuba, which later became known as the Bay of Pigs Invasion. He emphasized that Cuban “patriots” had taken up arms against Fidel Castro’s Revolutionary Government and that the U.S. armed forces were not involved, despite sympathizing with their cause. He also talked about the greater threat of global communist expansion and the American role in resisting such expansion. close

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Bay of Pigs Invasion

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Program ID:
192032-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 12, 2006
Last Aired:
Apr 18, 2006

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  • Apr 12, 2006 | 10:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 13, 2006 | 2:12am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Apr 15, 2006 | 10:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 15, 2006 | 2:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Apr 17, 2006 | 10:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 18, 2006 | 2:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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