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American Experience | Fidel Castro | Cuba Newsreels: Bay of Pigs Aftermath, 1961 | PBS

Duration: 01:14
Program: American Experience #1703
Broadcast Date: Jan. 31, 2005

In 1959, Fidel Castro created the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Culture (Spanish acronym: I.C.A.I.C.), the agency in charge of film production and distribution. The institute owned and controlled cinemas, oversaw all Cuban film productions and monitored imported films. View an excerpt from a I.C.A.I.C. newsreel on the Bay of Pigs Aftermath in 1961.

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Post Date: August 3, 2011