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    Cuba-U.S. Relations

    Daniel Serwer talked about his article for Politico Magazine, "The Dangers of a Cuban Collapse]. The piece focuses on the current state of Cuba and how the U.S. might respond if the country…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Marie Harf briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international issues, including an AP report on a USAID social-media program, ZunZuneo, that was designed to foster…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions at the daily White House briefing. Regarding the Associated Press story that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)…

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    John Kerry Remarks on Western Hemisphere Relations

    Secretary of State John Kerry talked about U.S. policy in Latin America at the Organization of American States meeting. He said the U.S. is one of the largest contributors to the…

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    Cubans in New York and the 1868 Cuban Rebellion

    Professor Lisandro Perez talked about Cuban immigration to America, beginning with the sugar trade in 1823, as well as General Aguilera’s attempts at reuniting the Cuban-American…

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    President Raul Castro Addresses Cuban National Assembly

    Cuban President Raul Castro addressed the opening of the Cuban National Assembly. He announced that his new five year term would be his last, marking 2018 as the end of the Castro…

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    Book Discussion on Castro's Secrets: The CIA and Cuba's Intelligence Machine

    Intelligence analyst Brian Latell talked about his book, Castro’s Secrets: The CIA and Cuba’s Intelligence Machine, in which he profiles Cuba’s Fidel Castro in his role as…

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    Aerial Recon During the Cuban Missile Crisis

    Panelists talked about aerial reconnaissance leading up to and during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. Panelists included military veterans Wayne Whitten, author of Countdown to 13 Days…

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    After Words with David Coleman

    David Coleman, author of The Fourteenth Day: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis: The Secret White House Tapes, discussed using White House tapes and extensive research to…

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    Cuban Missile Crisis, A 50th Anniversary Retrospective

    Historians, scholars, filmmakers and journalists gathered for a 50th anniversary retrospective on the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. Topics ranged from the history of the incident, its…

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    Cuban Missile Crisis 50th Anniversary

    Graham Allison talked about the 50th Anniversary of the Cuban missile crisis and the lessons learned from that could be applied to the current global environment. He responded to…

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    Civil Society in Cuba

    Witnesses testified about human rights abuses in Cuba. Among the issues they addressed were the plight of Cuban dissidents, the status of Alan Gross who was an American being detained…

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    Book Discussion on Guantanamo: An American History

    Jonathan Hansen presented a history of America’s presence at Guantanamo Bay. The author reported on the United States' early interest in the area and the central role it played…

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    The Communicators with Carlos Garcia

    Carlos Garcia-Perez talked about U.S. government-sponsored broadcasts to Cuba. Radio broadcasts into the communist-ruled country began in 1985, television broadcasts in 1990 , and they…

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    Book Discussion on The Brilliant Disaster

    Jim Rasenberger talked about his book The Brilliant Disaster: JFK, Castro, and America’s Doomed Invasion of Cuba’s Bay of Pigs and responded to viewer calls and electronic…

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    Jose Marti Park

    Emanuel Leto talked about Jose Marti, a leader in the fight for Cuban independence, and the history of the park named for him.
    He was interviwed in Jose Marti Park on May 10, 2011.…

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    The Legacy of Operation Pedro Pan

    In the early 1960s more than 14,000 Cuban children arrived alone in the United States in the movement now known as Operation Pedro Pan. Dick Lobo moderated a roundtable discussion with…

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    50th Anniversary of the Bay of Pigs Invasion

    On the 50th anniversary of the April 17, 1961, Bay of Pigs Invasion historians were joined by Alfredo Duran, a Cuban exile who participated in the assault, in examining the steps leading to…

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    Book Discussion on The Brilliant Disaster

    Jim Rasenberger presents a history of the Bay of Pigs crisis. The failed military invasion of Cuba in 1961 that was supported by the United States government resulted in the capture or…

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    Bay of Pigs Myth and Reality

    April 2011 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba, one of the greatest American foreign policy disasters of the twentieth century. Professor Irwin Gellman…

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