Evacuee Ship

First broadcast: 28 October 1962

BBC reporter Peter Woods is at the dockside in Norfolk, Virginia, as the Upshur, a ship carrying 1,700 evacuees, arrives. Surrounded by US Navy personnel and press, dependents of US servicemen crowd the decks, having been evacuated as a result of the missile crisis.

Reportedly, Fidel Castro has demanded that the USA stops invading Cuban airspace and stockpiling arms in Florida.

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