The Sixties: The Bay of Pigs Fails
10:00 - 15:03
5m 3s
bay of pigs
cold war
world history
Examines the US-backed overthrow attempt on the Soviet-aligned government of Fidel Castro undertaken by Cuban dissidents at the Bay of Pigs. Includes President Kennedy's decision to go through with it as well as his ownership of responsibility for its failure.
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