Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Bay of Pigs ... (de como se vivió del lado de acá)

Nota: Serie de fotos relacionadas con Bay of Pigs (o Playa Girón).  Los pies de foto de AP. como fueron publicados originalmente. 

Anxious members of the Cuban colony in Miami, Florida listen to a radio set up on the sidewalk in the downtown sector for news reports April 17, 1961 on the progress of the invasion in Cuba. (AP Photo/News).
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Cuban refugees pray for the success of the Bay of Pigs invasion at a rally in downtown Bayfront Park in Miami, Fla., April 19, 1961. The banner, showing support for U.S. position against Castro reads, "Cuba Si Russia No. With God and With Kennedy to Death." (AP Photo)
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This Pulitzer Prize winning black-and-white photo by Associated Press photographer Paul Vathis shows President John F. Kennedy, left, and former President Dwight D. Eisenhower with their heads bowed as they walk along a path at Camp David in Thurmond, Md. in April 22, 1961, as the two met to discuss the Bay of Pigs invasion. The 1962 Pulitzer Prize winning photograph was displayed Friday, Jan. 18, 2008, at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington (AP Photo/Paul Vathis, File)
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Enrique Ruiz Williams, third from left,one of the men captured by Cuban forces in last year's Bay of Pigs invasion attempt, and released provisionally by Fidel Castro, faces a news conference at Columbia University School of Journalism, May 14, 1962, New York. Seated next to Ruiz Williams, in a suit, is Alvare Sanchez Jr., chairman of the Cuban Families Committee of Liberation of Prisoners, who is guiding efforts to raise ransom for men still held in Cuba. Front, from left of Dias are Rolando Toll, Sanchez, Ruiz-Williams, Humberto Cortina and Jose Smith. Woman at right rear is Mrs. Fernando Sanchez, wife of one of the prisoners still jailed in Cuba. The released captives all wear yellow T-Shirts. (AP Photo/Jacob Harris)
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Alvaro Sanchez Jr., left, and Enrique Ruiz-Williams are shown with attorney James Donovan, right, at Donovans office during press conference as Sanchez and Ruiz-Williams reported on their negotiations in Cuba for the release of anti-Castro Cuban fighters, Nov. 20, 1962, New York. Sanchez is chairman of the Cuban Families Committee working for freedom of prisoners; Donovan is the committee's general counsel. It was announced at the meeting that most of preliminaries have been agreed upon by Cuban Premier Fidel Castro and the committee to arrange an exchange of Bay of Pigs invasion prisoners for food, medicine and drugs. (AP Photo/Anthony Camerano)
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Longshoremen unload food and medicine bound for Cuba in the Bay of Pigs prisoner exchange from freight cars at Fort Everglades on Dec. 20, 1962. The freighter African Pilot will take the cargo to Cuba. (AP Photo)
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Manuel Antonio de Varona, left, and Jose Miro Cardona, right, both former prime ministers of Cuba, talk with newsmen at Homestead Air Force Base, Fla., Dec. 23, 1962, as they await the arrival of released prisoners of war from the Bay of Pigs invasion. Both have sons who were taken prisoners. (AP Photo)
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U.S.President John F. Kennedy chats with a group of leaders in the Bay of Pigs invasion on Dec. 27, 1962 in Palm Beach, who were recently released from prison by Fidel Castro. Left to right in the garden of the Winter White House; Robert Perez San Roman, escaped by boat during invasion; Jose Perez San Roman; President Kennedy; Manuel Artime; Erneido Oliva and Enrique Ruiz-Williams. (AP Photo/William J. Smith )
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U.S. Attorney Gen. Robert F. Kennedy holds a medal presented to him at his office by a group of  veterans of the Cuban Bay of Pigs invasion, Jan. 11, 1963. The visitors, from left, are, Roberto A. Perez San Roman, Manuel Artime Buesa, Ramon J. Ferrer Mena, Enrique Ruiz-Williams, Jose A. Perez San Roman, Eneido Oliva Gonzalez. (AP Photo)

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