[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.6478]

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Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "In a conference room at the Hotel Nacional in Havana, revolutionary leaders from all over the world met to plan assination, sabotage and guerilla warfare. Guards with machine guns protect the room. In the evening, the meeting broke up, and everyone left for a long, Latin-style dinner. One guard was left behind to protect plans, tape recorders and reports on the conference table. When he fell asleep, this picture was taken. A large picture of Ho Chi Minh is in the place of honor at the head of the … continued below

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Laytner, Ron 1970.

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Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "In a conference room at the Hotel Nacional in Havana, revolutionary leaders from all over the world met to plan assination, sabotage and guerilla warfare. Guards with machine guns protect the room. In the evening, the meeting broke up, and everyone left for a long, Latin-style dinner. One guard was left behind to protect plans, tape recorders and reports on the conference table. When he fell asleep, this picture was taken. A large picture of Ho Chi Minh is in the place of honor at the head of the conference table."

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PublishDate: O-4-26-70

Credit: Daily Oklahoman

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  • Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, April 26, 1970

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  • June 15, 2020, 7:12 a.m.

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Laytner, Ron. [Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.6478], photograph, 1970; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1694599/: accessed September 26, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.

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