Cuba: War of Nerves

The exile campaign against Cuba's Fidel Castro pressed on last week—a war of words, nerves and calculated confusion designed to bedevil and aggravate Cuba's Communists.

All week long, reports of new landings and new attacks poured out of Miami. Spokesmen for Manuel Artime's M.R.R., which destroyed a sugar mill fortnight ago, announced that they had gone in again to blow up six highway bridges inside Cuba—then admitted that this was untrue but promised that Castro would hear from them soon.

Stories of exile training camps made the rounds—particularly of big doings at the...

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