The Bay of Pigs


60m 1997

Brief Synopsis

Special examines the attempt by an invasionary force of 1,200 Cuban exiles, trained, financed, equipped and directed by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, to overthrow the Cuban government headed by Fidel Castro in April 1961. Features archival film, newsreels, and interviews with veterans and go

Film Details

Also Known As
Bay of Pigs
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Oregon Pubilc Broadcasting

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

Special examines the attempt by an invasionary force of 1,200 Cuban exiles, trained, financed, equipped and directed by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, to overthrow the Cuban government headed by Fidel Castro in April 1961. Features archival film, newsreels, and interviews with veterans and government officials from both the United States and Cuba.

Film Details

Also Known As
Bay of Pigs
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Oregon Pubilc Broadcasting

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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