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8-A ★★ Ochoa 1992

Reconstructs the 1989 trial and execution of Cuban general Arnaldo Ochoa Sanchez, a hero of the revolution who, along with other government officials, advocated the resignation of Fidel Castro as the solution to the country's economic and political crises. At the trial Ochoa and four other officials were convicted of illegal drug trafficking and shot by a firing squad. Spanish with subtitles. 84m/C VHS . CUD: Orlando Jiminez-Leal; W: Orlando Jiminez-Leal; C: Emilio Guede Jr.