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Fidel Castro conoce Nueva York por primera vez (1959)

Nueva York. Fidel Castro lleva en brazos a Donna Friedman y Lisa Langer en el Zoológico del Bronx el 22 de abril de 1959 (fuente).

April 25, 1959: Though Fidel Castro’s 1959 visit to New York City included a rally in Central Park at which a bomb-carrying assassin was thwarted, and though the Cuban leader’s program included seeding socialist revolution across the Americas, it didn’t preclude a break for ice cream, nor a trip to the Bronx Zoo. The Times reported Mr. Castro as saying, after he fed some elephants, that the zoo was “the best thing New York City has.” Photo: Meyer Liebowitz/The New York Times

17 Historical Events Every American Needs To Know

Fidel Castro with revolutionaries: The Cuban Revolution came to power In 1959, which led to more than one million Cubans leaving the island as the Revolution became more radical, with most of them settling in Miami, Florida, a city they transformed.

Fidel Castro in New York City, 1959 - Fidel Castro: Cuba's leader visits New York

Fidel Castro at Columbia University, 1959 - Fidel Castro: Cuba's leader visits New York - NY Daily News