Unrest following Fidel Castro's Communist takeover of Cuba
Havana Cuba Date:1959 Duration:3 min 44 sec Sound:Yes
Wreath adorned with Communist Hammer and sickle, on the statue of José Martí in Central Park, Havana, Cuba. Members of a crowd of anti-communist Cubans burning Communist literature and materials in a city street. Soldiers controlling access in a street as Communists take control of Cuba. Americans opposed to the Castro revolution. Sign outside a building in Miami, Florida, reads: "Christian Anti Communist Group,America for the Americans,Liberty and Democracy." Local Miami police stand near the building, where Fidel Castro is hung in effigy. President Manuel Urrutia addressing press in Miami. People conversing. A woman types on typewriter. Riots going on streets. People fight with each other. Blood comes out from a man's head. Scene of Hotel Riviera and Hotel Capri. Fidel Castro addresses press. Camilo Cienfuegos and other prominent dignitaries. People carry signs in a procession. Signs read 'Hitler y Franco Asesinos' and 'Fuera el Embajador Falangista'. Machines print newspapers.
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