CBS REPORTS: THE CIA'S SECRET ARMY (TV)

Summary

This program examines Cuban exile terrorists living in Miami. These terrorists were secretly trained and employed by the U.S. government in the early 1960s to fight Fidel Castro. Now, without U.S. support, terrorist activities continue in Miami and Latin America. The program reviews secret U.S. policies toward Cuba in the 1960s and includes interviews with Castro and former top CIA officials. Members of this group, formerly secretly trained and employed by U.S. Government until 1967, have been active in Watergate crimes and anti-Castro terrorism including bomb explosion on Cuban Airline killing seventy-three. Includes interviews with Castro, E. Howard Hunt, Bernard Barker, and Rolando Martinez. Includes commercials.

Preservation of the Post–World War II American Television Documentary Collection is supported in part by a Federal Save America’s Treasures grant administered by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: June 10, 1977 Friday 9:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 1:58:07
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T77:0273
  • GENRE: Public affairs/Documentaries
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Cuba - Officials - Talk/Interviews
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV, 1977
  • COMMERCIALS: TV - Commercials - Eaton Corporation^TV - Commercials - Hills Brothers Coffee^TV - Commercials - Polident^TV - Commercials - Geritol^TV - Commercials - Toyota automobiles

CREDITS

    • Howard Stringer … Executive Producer
    • Judy Circhton … Producer
    • George Crile III … Producer, Writer
    • Kenneth Witty … Associate Producer
    • Bill Moyers … Writer, Reporter
    • Fidel Castro
    • E. Howard Hunt