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Events related to Cuban Missile Crisis: Cuban revolution in 1959; Khrushchev and Castro in 1960; Soviet missiles withdrawn 1962

Cheering Cuban crowds seen celebrating Fidel Castro's successful overthrow of Batista, in 1959, in Havana, Cuba. Fidel Castro with Nikita Khrushchev outside the United Nations building in New York City, during the opening of the 15th General Assembly meeting on September 19, 1960. View of Soviet Navy ships carrying missiles from Cuba, back to the Soviet Union, in 1962. Nikita Khrushchev gesturing and talking outside a building. Newspaper photograph of Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko conversing with U.S. President John F. Kennedy, who is seated in his rocking chair at the White House.

Date: 1962
Duration: 1 min 39 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: Spanish
 
 
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
 
 
Exchange of cultures and collaboration in science and arts between the Soviet Union and the United States

The Moscow summit between the U.S. and USSR in Moscow, Russia. Wyeth family artwork being packed in boxes for a visit to the Soviet Union. Various paintings being packed up. In exchange, some Russian paintings and artwork seen that will be displayed in America. General Secretary of the Communist Party of Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev visits the United States during Glasnost efforts. People on the streets in what appears to be New York or possibly Washington DC are surprised when he exits his motorcade to shake hands directly with American citizens gathered on the sidewalks.The U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz and his wife visiting Soviet Georgia and being greeted by Soviet citizens. Gorbachev and U.S. President Ronald Reagan side by side at a summit in Washington DC. They stand together on the White House lawn as a band plays. Animation depicts the sharing of cultures between the two nations and the exchange of magazines. View of American rock star Billy Joel and his band performing at a concert in the Soviet Union on New Year's eve. A Moiseyev Dance Company folk troupe from Russia performing a dance in the United States. Cultural exchange between the two countries includes views of a piano performance by Vladimir Horowitz in Moscow and a ballet performance in the United States by the Bolshoi Ballet. Several Russian school children pose for pictures on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. Soviet teenage children enjoy a elevated ropes course in an outdoor program. People sit in an amphitheater with officials at a Chautaqua Talk in 1987. A group of Soviet citizens view a touring "Information USA" exhibit in the Soviet Union that presents American culture. They view the program on an array of television monitors. A young Russian boy speaks in Russian about his interest in learning about American culture. People watch a science exhibition. Astronauts of the USA and Soviet Union in a spacecraft. The astronauts open a connecting hatch and shake hands. Narrator describes collaboration of the two nations to monitor and study the depleting ozone layer of the earth and how to protect it. A man is shown sunbathing. Officials of the America and the Soviet Union sign an agreement relating to sharing information about safety of nuclear power plants. Soviet representatives and George Shultz, the U.S. secretary of State, inaugurate a new communication system that communicates nuclear dangers between the two countries. A woman in the communication room. Food grain pouring from a harvester, part of what is supplied to the Soviets. Soviet Union tanks and soldiers in Afghanistan. Soviet soldiers walking on a street in Afghanistan in front of a shop. Arrested American journalist Nicholas Daniloff disembarks an aircraft after his release. View of the exterior of the American Embassy in Russia. U.S. marine Sgt. Clayton J. Lonetree being escorted under guard after having been accused of collaborating in a Soviet spy mission at the U.S. embassy in Moscow. Scene inside a Voice of America radio broadcast studio. Sign indicates it is broadcasting in Russian. Close up of meter moving on a radio instrument during the broadcast. Dancers from the Dance Theatre of Harlem performing before their visit to the Soviet Union. A group of Soviet citizens including men, women and children walking outdoors. Mikhail Gorbachev with U.S. President Ronald Reagan at a ceremony on the White House grounds on December 8, 1987.

Date: 1987
Duration: 5 min 13 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev and President Eisenhower meet at Camp David in Maryland, United States.

Major events of the year 1959. United States Vice President Richard Nixon with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev where they engaged in the so-called "Kitchen debate" at United States Trade and Cultural Fair in Moscow, Soviet Union. Nixon talks to Khrushchev leading to the former's visit to United States. Khrushchev arrives in United States and President Dwight D Eisenhower welcomes him at the airport. Soldiers march as the Presidential motorcade follows them. President Eisenhower and Premier Khrushchev after a meeting at Camp David in Maryland.

Date: 1959
Duration: 1 min 9 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Images pertaining to advance of communism during 20th century, especially in East Germany

Statue of Karl Marx on his grave stone in Highgate Cemetery, London. A picture of Karl Marx. Scenes in the Soviet Union. Soviet soldiers walking slowly in loose formation. Bolsheviks standing with a large banner. Damaged shops on a street. "One way" street signs in several languages. Large gathering of people carrying signs reading: "Frieden" (Peace, in German). A sign reading: "HALT, Landesgrenze" marking a German provincial boundary. A sign in German, designating the customs border at Furth im Wald, Bavaria ("Zollgrenz-Bezirk, Furth i.Wald"). East German border guards setting obstacles and sentry paths. Picture of Günter Litfin, a twenty-four-year-old tailor, who swam across the Spree Canal to West Germany on 24 August 1961. View of him being fatally shot from across the border, by East German guards, as he is being pulled into West Germany (the first such fatality at the East West German border). Animated map of the world with label references to Berlin,1961; Havana, 1959; Budapest, 1956; Coyoacan, 1940; and Kronstadt, 1921.

Date: 1961
Duration: 2 min 7 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Nikita Khrushchev hosts a banquet at the Soviet Embassy in Washington DC while on a visit to the United States.

Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev on a visit to the United States. Exterior of the Soviet Embassy in Washington DC. People at a formal banquet hosted by Mrs. And Mr. Khrushchev. U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon and his wife arrive for the banquet. U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower and his wife also arrive. They pose with dignitaries. Khrushchev in a railroad towards New York. Soviet Ambassador to the U.S. Mikhail A. Menshikov and U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union Llewellyn E. Thompson with him. The train rushes past rivers, farms, factories, towns and market places. We see his train passing through a station in Newark New Jersey. Mr. Khrushchev waves to people from the window of the train. Khrushchev's motorcade escorted by police escorts rolls through the streets in New York. People on the side of the streets to watch. Mr. Khrushchev addresses people at mayor's luncheon. He talks about peace and relations between the Soviet Union and the U.S. People applaud. New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller welcomes him.

Date: 1959
Duration: 2 min 34 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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