(1960)

Castro Stayed Here

Manhattan: Harlem/
125th St. and 7th Ave.

Fidel Castro, in town for the 1960 session of the United Nations General Assembly, stayed here at the Hotel Theresa with about 50 Cuban officials and bodyguards. He was visited by Malcolm X and also by Nikita Khrushchev. The Krushchev visit cemented Castro's alliance with the Soviets.

Posted February 2, 2014 by gstavrou

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