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News of the day. [Vol. 34, no. 220], President proclaims U.S. naval blockade against Cuba.

Author: Michael Fitzmaurice; John F Kennedy; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Publisher: United States : A Metro-Goldwyn Mayer release, [1962-10-22]
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : English : [Released sound track version]
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"President Kennedy orders a U.S. 'quarantine' blockade of Cuba, informing the nation that the Soviets are sending Prime Minister Fidel Castro offensive weapons able to rain nuclear destruction on all the Americas. Climaxing secret, feverish activity at the highest echelons in the U.S. government, the President announces a 7-point program of military diplomatic action, and tells the American people they are now  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Newsreels
Shorts
Named Person: Lyndon B Johnson; Fidel Castro; Andreĭ Andreevich Gromyko
Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Fitzmaurice; John F Kennedy; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
OCLC Number: 423693682
Notes: Incorporates the following Hearst production footage: The President's historic decision on Cuba, HCOc3893r1, HCOc3893r2, X196243, HNRv34n220.
Rights held by UCLA Film and Television Archive.
Performer(s): Commentary by Michael Fitzmaurice.
Contents: Shot description: White House. Reporters. Same. Arrivals. Same. Johnson arrives. Man with maps arrives. Air view of Cuba. Castro. Guantanamo. Smae. Marines board ship. Same. Same. Enterprise (air view). Same. Planes take off. Night--White House. Kennedy sits down. (Sound on film) Plaque and inscription. Pan United Nations Building (Hearst index card).
Other Titles: President's historic decision on Cuba. Hearst production footage, HCOc3893r1, HCOc3893r2, X196243, HNRv34n220.

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"President Kennedy orders a U.S. 'quarantine' blockade of Cuba, informing the nation that the Soviets are sending Prime Minister Fidel Castro offensive weapons able to rain nuclear destruction on all the Americas. Climaxing secret, feverish activity at the highest echelons in the U.S. government, the President announces a 7-point program of military diplomatic action, and tells the American people they are now embarked on a difficult and dangerous road"--Hearst index card. Includes footage of Andrei Gromyko.

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