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[Photograph 2012.201.B1325.0182]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Expelled from Cuba, Richard Valeriani, 28, an Associated Press newsman, was ordered to leave following his arrest Monday by Cuban militiamen."
Date: January 17, 1961
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1325.0185]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The arrest of a reporter in Fidel Castro's Cuba could almost be amusing if it were not for the tragic overtones it implies for freedom of the press. I was arrested Saturday night with Cuban photographer Tony Ortega by an agent of the prime minister's military intelligence. The agent had monitored my dictated account of a riot at Havana's International Airport, and after I had completed my dictation he placed me under arrest."
Date: May 10, 1960
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society