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    Dedication of Cuban Memorial, 1924 [2] Catalog Record Only

    Views of significant landmarks of the Battle of San Juan Hill including: Kettle Hill and the large kettle which the Rough Riders used for shelter; the sugar factory, probably on El Pozo Hill, where the Rough Riders camped before the battle; the village of El Caney; San Juan Hill; the tree where the armistice was signed; and other memorials commemorating the Spanish-American War. Mrs. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1924
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    Profiles in courage. Hamilton Fish / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary profile of Hamilton Fish. Examines the factors that motivated Secretary of State Hamilton Fish's solitary stand opposing American military intervention in the Cuban rebellion against Spain that began in 1868. Describes his staunch defense of his antiwar policy and discusses his proposal to give Cuba the financial backing it would need to buy its freedom from Spain, thus avoiding further violence.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1965
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    Goodbye dear love / Catalog Record Only

    A personal journey about the search for identity and memory among Sephardic Jews with roots in Cuba. Anthropologist Ruth Behar returns to her native Cuba in search of the country's remaining Sephardic Jews and her family's ties to them. Presents a lyrical journey into Cuba's Jewish past and present-day that is filled with painful goodbyes and a belief in the possibility of return and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
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    Look here. Fulgencio Batista / Catalog Record Only

    The first live program to be transmitted from Cuba to the U.S. via "over-the-air" facilities opens with an announcer narrating a video tour of downtown Havana. Agronsky begins the interview commenting on the fortress-like appearance of the Presidential Palace and asking if Cuban president Batista's life is in danger; in replying, Batista talks about the March 13th Cuban revolt and attempt on his life. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1957
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    Kennedy / Catalog Record Only

    Centers on the presidential years and the loves, lives, triumphs and tragedies of one of the most controversial families of the 20th century. Covers historical events such as the Bay of Pigs invasion, the violent racial turmoil, the escalation of America's involvement in Vietnam and the Cuban Missle Crisis. Explores the private life of Kennedy, the tragic death of his infant son and his ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Catalog Record

    Dedication of Cuban memorial, 1924 [1] Catalog Record Only

    A monument to TR, jointly sponsored by the RMA, the Rough Riders Association, and the Rotary Club of Santiago, Cuba, is dedicated on Dec. 14, 1924 in Santiago. Mrs. Edith Roosevelt sailed to Havana and traveled to Santiago by train for the dedication ceremony. She was accompanied by representatives of the RMA and the Rough Riders Association, who visited the site of the Battle ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1924