Fidel Castro asked for money from President of the United States

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Fidel Castro asked for money from President of the United States Communist politician Fidel Castro is considered to be one of the enemies of the United States. During being a leader of Cuba he nationalized a lot of companies. But it was not always the case.

Aged 14, Fidel Castro wrote a letter to President Franklin Roosevelt. In the letter, he said he was 12. Fidel congratulated President with re-election for a second term and asked for a ten dollars bill, because he had never seen it before.

Fidel didn't reach the goal, the answer contained no cash. But he received a response, which briefly thanked him for his letter. And Fidel was pleased with the swift response. He even posted it on a bulletin board at his school.

Now Fidel's letter is on display at the National Archives in Washington.

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