Fidel Castro (#1703)
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Boats stream into Mariel after Castro opens the port to those seeking to flee Cuba. 00:49
Cubans line up to have their passports stamped at the Peruvian Embassy. 02:27
Castro travels to the U.S.S.R. and meets with Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev. 00:53
Fidel Castro opens new schools in rural Cuba. 02:36
Fidel Castro examines Playa Giron at the Bay of Pigs after the failed invasion. 01:14
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