U.S. TROOPS IN REBEL ZONE - 1965 U.S. troops take up watch in Santo Domingo's rebel zone while citizens eye the soldiers with suspicion. President Johnson ordered troops to the Dominican Republic earlier in the year to restore order on the heels of a civil war he feared would create, "a second Cuba."
Date: September 11, 1965 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:01:28:00, No Audio
ANTI-US RALLY IN SANTO DOMINGO - 1965 Men and women in Santo Domingo walk through the streets and around cars during an anti-US rally chanting, "Go home yankees" while U.S. troops stand watch. President Johnson ordered U.S. intervention in the Dominican Republic after fearing another Cuba would be created there by civil war.
BOATS FIXED UP FOR CUBAN REFUGEES - 1965 Sensing a potential for profit owners fix up boats they hope to sell to desperate Cuban refugees who want to flee Fidel Castro's regime for the hope of a better life in America.
CUBAN BOAT REFUGEES LEAVE FOR AMERICA - 1965 Passenger POV of Cuban refugees taking off in a boat for America waving to those left behind on the shore then cut to the Coast Guard in small boats cruising for anyone in need of assistance. Hundreds of Cubans fled to American in boats after Fidel Castro agreed to let Cubans migrate to America.
US TROOPS IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Banks reopen as United States invasion forces - responding to a Civil War and pro-Cuban communists - keep a watchful eye on the streets of the Dominican Republic. Protesters demand that the "yankees go home".
CHE GUEVARA Che Guevara's body is flown back to Havana. A large billboard displays his iconic image. A memorial service is held in his honor attended by Cuban leaders and citizens. The Cuban flag flies at half mast.
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