Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, widow of the late U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, is one of?
A group of American to go to Havana to work out details.
Castro to supply list of all prisoners to be freed.
Castro to promise to release prisoners as tractors arrive.
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Background: Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, widow of the late U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, is one of three volunteers attempting to raise $17 million through voluntary contributions to purchase the 500 tractors demanded by Fidel Castro for exchange of 1000 prisoners taken during the recent invasion of Cuba.
Mr. Walter P. Reuther, president of the United Automobile Workers Union, and Dr. Milton S. Eisenhower, brother of former president Dwight Eisenhower, form the committee.
On Monday, May 22, they met with 10 paroled Cuban prisoners in Washington for discussion and agreed that they would attempt to raise the money providing Castro would agree to three provinces.