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  • The first hearing of the trial against the Moncada attackers is held with the presence of over one hundred soldiers with machine guns and bayonets. Fidel assumes his self-representation and is interrogated for two hours. Lina Ruz attends the hearing and gets to hug her sons.


  • Attends the UN General Assembly session.
  • Receives constant ovations by the crowd and that evening waves from a window at the Theresa Hotel in Harlem to the thousands of people who applaud him.

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