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Trinidadian-American Stokely Carmichael talks about struggle of Blacks in the U.S. at Havana Press Conference in Havana, Cuba.

Press conferences in Havana, Cuba. Officials and dignitaries arrive to attend Havana Press Conference on August 2, 1968 and Havana Libre Hotel Press Conference on August 6, 1968. The officials and dignitaries seated at a table for the press conference. Trinidadian-American Black Activist Stokely Standiford Churchill Carmichael at the Havana Press Conference. Stokely Carmichael talks about the struggle of Blacks (African-Americans) in the U.S. in order to attain liberation and get equal civil rights, and states that American Blacks will not fight in Vietnam. Stokely Carmichael talks about the constant aggression faced by the Black population, and gives a brief explanation of Black Power. Local reporters and foreign correspondents make notes during the conference. A newsman speaks.

Date: 1968, August
Duration: 6 min 22 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: Spanish
 
 
Story of Cuban missile crisis in the month of October.

Documentary "One Week in October." Aerial views of Russian missiles in Cuba. Columbus day parade with marching bands, Boy Scouts, troops. Brief excerpt from 1962 World Series Baseball game with New York Yankees pitcher Ralph Terry delivering to Willie Mays of the San Francisco Giants, who hits a ball to the deep left corner that is caught. March of Dimes annual poster girl. Jackie Kennedy with children of foreign diplomats. Fireworks in Uganda celebrating its independence. View of Vatican Palace and a candlelight vigil. President John Kennedy with Ahmed Ben Bella, Premier of Algeria. Ben Bella is then seen with Cuban leader Castro who receives him in Cuba. U.S. moon rocket launch. Scientists in America reviewing designs for fallout shelters and visiting banks, stores, and municipal buildings and garages to assess them for worthiness as bomb fallout shelters. Views of various types of fallout shelters. Food, water drums, medical and sanitation supplies bound for civic fallout shelters are seen rolling off of assembly lines and being boxed. Radiological monitoring equipment on an assembly line. A woman packages a geiger counter into a box. Then the fallout shelter supplies are seen transported by rail to defense department warehouses for distribution by local authorities to Community Fallout Shelters. View of moving train seen from above and from sideview. View of new fallout shelter signs being mounted at fallout shelters. Forklifts working at Naval Supply Center Oakland in California to arrange supplies for shelters. View of American Legion meeting where former President Harry Truman makes a speech. Former President Eisenhower gives a speech in Connecticut endorsing some candidates. Air Force helicopter flies overhead and then seen landing on White House lawn. Beaches of Cuba. Marches in Cuba. Historic view of soldiers marching beside monument to Battleship Maine in Havana. Crane atop monument as a wing is cut off; scenes of destruction of monument to Battleship Maine in Havana. Fidel Castro and Che Guevara marching into Havana in 1959 with cheering throngs after succeeding in revolt against Batista. Fidel Castro and Soviet leader Khrushchev greeting one another at United Nations in 1961. Soviet deputy premier Anastas Mikoyin greeted by Castro and crowd at Havana airport in 1960. Trade agreement between Cuba and Havana signed. Soviet Russian cargo ships on way to Havana. Cuban refugees in small boats being rescued by U.S. Coast Guard. Views of military specialists examining films of aerial views of suspected missile installations in Cuba. U.S. military mobilization for possible war. Strategic Air Command begins dispersing aircraft to possible needed locations. B-52 Stratofortress aircraft takes off. Badge on plane: "Anywhere. Anytime." Destroyer USS Strong, DD-758, making way in heavy seas. An American Aircraft Carrier underway in the distance. Polaris submarine on surface. Officers of STRAC or Strategic Army Corps seen meeting after being assigned to the new command of U.S. Forces Atlantic. Alerted U.S Army units on training exercise to maintain combat readiness. American Army troops load into rear of transport plane . C-124 Globemaster taking off. Then a C-119 shortly after takeoff flying overhead. Then a MATS C-124 again is seen overhead. 1st Armored division tanks being loaded onto rail for transport from Fort Hood Texas to Fort Stewart Georgia.

Date: 1962
Duration: 11 min 5 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The letter written by the Black Activist Carmichael to Argentine Marxist revolutionary Che shown on Cuban TV in Havana, Cuba.

Trinidadian-American Black Activist Stokely Carmichael's letter shown on Cuban TV in Havana, Cuba. The letter written by Trinidadian-American Black Activist, Stokely Standiford Churchill Carmichael to Argentine Marxist revolutionary, Ernesto "Che" Guevara. The letter states that African-Americans in the U.S. admire Che, and Che is the inspiration for the Blacks inside the U.S. and to the civil rights and liberation struggle around the world. The letter is presented on Cuban TV, which was written on August 2, 1968.

Date: 1968, August
Duration: 48 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: Spanish
 
 
Old Havana, Cuba. Iglesia de la Cathedral, Street scenes, Castillo de la Fuerza, and Oriental Park Race Track, Marianao, Havana

Scenes of activity around the Iglesia de la Cathedral in Old Havana, Cuba. People entering and leaving the church. A man standing with a loaded cart. Military officers relaxing at table under tree in Old Havana. Soldiers marching into the ancient "Castillo De La Fuerza" (Castle of Strength) in Old Havana. A military officer walking in the area of the military garrison Castillo De La Fuerza located on the water in the port of Havana. Street scenes of Old Havana showing the Prado Promenade, with automobiles, pedestrians and a little black dog. Views of spectators crowding the Oriental Park Race Track, Marianao, Havana, Cuba. Horses and riders seen in various phases of horse racing: Going to starting gate, and finishing a race.

Date: 1938
Duration: 2 min 34 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
The National Capitol Building,Havana telephone exchange,Morro Castle,Presidential Palace and other buildings in Havana,Cuba.

Monuments in the city of Havana, Cuba. View of the Havana skyline. The exteriors of the National Capitol Building. The dome of the building. The exteriors of the Havana telephone exchange building. The USS Maine monument in the University of Havana. The Hotel National of Havana in the background. The exteriors of the Presidential Palace in Havana. The Morro Castle at Havana bay.

Date: 1936
Duration: 1 min 55 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
United States military prepares for any emergency during the Cuban Missile Crisis of October 16, 1962.

Events leading to the Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962 when the United States and the Soviet Union confronted each other with nuclear destruction. A helicopter lands on the White House lawn in Washington DC. Beach views in Cuba. A military parade. Desecration of a monument. A crowd of cheering Cuban people as Fidel Castro enters Havana, Cuba in 1959. United Nations building. Fidel Castro and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev embrace. Deputy Premier of the Soviet Union Anastas Mikoyan deplanes and is greeted by Fidel Castro in Havana. A trade agreement between Russia and Cuba signed by Fidel Castro. Russian cargo ships en route to Havana. Cuban refugees in small boats. A map depicts proximity of Cuba to the U.S. U.S. surveillance aircraft heading for Cuba. A sign reads 'HQ. 4080 S W Intelligence Division'. Men examine reconnaissance photographs of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba. The photographs show transports and tents for fueling and maintenance. A sign reads 'Strategic Missile Facility GAM 77 Combined Systems'. U.S. rockets readied for any emergency. A U.S. Air Force aircraft takes off from an airfield. U.S. Navy ships in the Atlantic Ocean. A U.S. submarine underway at sea.

Date: 1962, October 16
Duration: 4 min 50 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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