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The Resource The Ochoa affair : a cuban military idol toppled, produced by Point du Jour, (electronic resource)

The Ochoa affair : a cuban military idol toppled, produced by Point du Jour, (electronic resource)

Label
The Ochoa affair : a cuban military idol toppled
Title
The Ochoa affair
Title remainder
a cuban military idol toppled
Statement of responsibility
produced by Point du Jour
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Summary
Arnando Ochoa was a revered military commander in Cuba, leader of 50,000 troops who triumphed in Angola, and a staunch supporter of Fidel Castro. In June of 1989 he was arrested by Raul Castro and put on trial for drug trafficking, negligence of duty, and misappropriation of hard currency. The country was rocked by the televised show trial. A generation of young men had grown up with a belief in the righteousness of the revolution. Yet Fidel had led them to a costly victory in Africa where many young Cuban soldiers died or were maimed. There were severe shortages of food, water, drugs and electricity after the Russians pulled out and the U.S. embargo was imposed. Narrated passionately by a disenchanted supporter of the revolution, The Ochoa Affair combines unique archival footage, compelling narration and inventive graphics. The cream of Cuba's leadership was brought down by the military tribunal, perhaps sacrificed to the despotic whim of Fidel Castro. The truth may never be known definitively as to whether the men committed the deeds for which their lives were taken. But we are as close as we will ever be to the workings of justice in a Latin American dictatorship
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
For College; Adult audiences
Language note
This edition in Spanish and English with English subtitles
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Point du Jour (Firm)
Runtime
60
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  • Ochoa Sánchez, Arnaldo
  • Political corruption
  • Trials (Narcotic laws)
  • Trials (Political crimes and offenses)
  • Cuba
Target audience
general
Label
The Ochoa affair : a cuban military idol toppled, produced by Point du Jour, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?FLON;1655035
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as DVD
  • Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2011)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Control code
ASP1655035/flon
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (61 min.).
Form of item
electronic
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a210232
  • (OCoLC)747799368
Video recording format
other
Label
The Ochoa affair : a cuban military idol toppled, produced by Point du Jour, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?FLON;1655035
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as DVD
  • Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2011)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Control code
ASP1655035/flon
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (61 min.).
Form of item
electronic
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a210232
  • (OCoLC)747799368
Video recording format
other

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