1961 front page: ‘U.S. breaks off relations with Cuba’

The move to nor­mal­ize re­la­tions between the U.S. and Cuba comes more than 54 years after Pres­id­ent Dwight D. Eis­en­hower broke off dip­lo­mat­ic re­la­tions with Fi­del Castro’s re­gime. Here’s a look at the front page of the Los Angeles Times on Janu­ary 4, 1961, the day after Eis­en­hower is­sued the fol­low­ing state­ment:

“There is a lim­it to what the United States in self-re­spect can en­dure. That lim­it has now been reached.”