- Title: CF137
01:01:44 - 01:04:36
Cuban Missile Crisis. Vs palm trees, beaches in Cuba. 1962 Eagle monument desecrated in Havana.
Ha Castro enters Havana surrounded by huge cheering crowd. Pan up UN Building, ms Castro meets Khruschev, Castro signs trade agreement with USSR, Russian ships head for Cuba, refugees from Cuba in small boats wave to ship for rescue, refugees climb onto ship, GRAPHIC map of South America, zoom out.
01:04:36 - 01:07:11
Sign for 'Army Intelligence' Base. Reconnaissance photographs examined, same photographs with missile sights marked highlighted. Strategic Missile Facility disperses aircraft to southern States of the USA. Atlantic Fleet in action, battleships, Poseidon submarine unsubmerged through water. Strategic Army Corps briefing troops , begin special exercises, loading onto transport.
01:07:11 - 01:10:13
First Armoured Division prepares to move to Georgia, tanks loaded onto trains, infantry divisions on move, trucks down road, troop train past. Jets fly over Miami ( great shot ). Missiles loaded onto planes, aerial shot of fighters and bomber planes made ready, aerial shots of army hospital equipment made ready. Good CU of missiles and radar.Surface to air missiles in position.
01:10:13 - 01:13:25
Barbed wire barriers assembled on beaches, curious children ride by on bicycles, marines landing at Guantanamo Bay, Naval wives and children evacuated and board ship. Troops wave to departing ship, h/s major football game, Seattle Fair scenes, baby elephant with little girl, President Kennedy boards plane, Gromyko meets with Kennedy, October 20th 1962 Kennedy returns to Washington. Beagle bombers visible on reconnaissance photographs of Cuba, missile positions visible on photographs. Map showing range of missiles from Cuba. Kennedy advisers enter the White House.
01:13:25 - 01:16:45
Good shots of people buying newspapers from stand, cu newspaper headline about missile crisis. Oct 22nd Kennedy speech stating that "strict quarantine is initiated against Cuba". People watch television - vs situations, troops watch television, side view of the White House, electronic board flashes the headlines. vox pops Cuban Missile crisis, sign for fallout shelter. People panic buy goods in supermarket. Good Shots of empty shelves in supermarket.
01:16:45 - 01:20:24
troops stock up goods in community bomb shelters, aerial shot of UN building, Ambassador Adlai Stevenson makes speech, asks direct question to Russian counterpart about missiles on Cuba. he "will wait until hell freezes over" before Cuba / Russia tell truth about missiles on Cuba.
Kennedy signs quarantine order. Robert Macnamara at press conference making announcement re quarantine. News crew filming. ms B52 bomber takes off, cu bomber flies overhead, bomber during mid-air refuelling, fighter jets take off from aircraft carrier, crews re-fuel fighters, ms bridge on battleship with radar dishes turning. VS naval ships and aircraft.
01:20:24 - 01:24:35
Oct 25th Soviet tanker Bucharest intercepted but then allowed to proceed, ws low-level reconnaissance planes, recon photograph showing people running at missile stations.
vs anti-aircraft missiles primed and moving into position on Florida beach.
people watch television in public places. ws The White House, press secretary Salinger reports that Khruschev has agreed to remove missiles from Cuba. Kennedy attends church. sign reads "Hi Honey, dinner's defrostin'"!, marines greet wives. Families and servicemen attend white clapboard church, mcu front of church, missile silos dismantled, reconnaissance photographs reveal absence, Soviet ships returning missiles, families walk down street lined with shops
- Keywords:BAY OF PIGS, UN, CUBA, CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS, SEATTLE WORLDS FAIR, MILITARY OPERATIONS, NEWSPAPERS, ADDRESS TO THE NATION, PRESIDENT KENNEDY, BATTLE SHIPS, COLD WAR, NUCLEAR THREAT, RED THREAT, ROBERT MCNAMARA, NAVY, WHITE HOUSE, ADLAI STEVENSON, ARMY FAMILIES
- Master Title:CF137