Cuba: Trial & Trouble

After a wait of nearly a year, Cuba's Communist regime put on trial the 1,179 hapless exiles captured in last April's abortive Bay of Pigs invasion. In sharp contrast to the televised circus of the men's initial interrogation, the trial was held in secret behind the walls of Havana's Príncipe prison. The regime posted no formal charges, announced merely that a five-man military tribunal would act as both judge and jury. No friends or relatives of the men were allowed in to see what went on. Only Cuban and a few Iron Curtain...

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