“24.09.76 The first privately chartered flight between the United States and Cuba was flown, carrying four American businesspeople to Cuba. The aircraft was withheld by two Customs officers in Miami Customs and confiscated under orders of the Department of Commerce. Kirby Jones, the business consultant who organized the trip, was ordered to provide information to the Treasury Department under oath.” [Pro Embargo]

“Gerald Ford (R). Timeline,” Cuba versus Blockade: Cuban People’s website, 2007