U.S. Policy Toward Cuba

Ms. Sweig talked about U.S. policy toward Cuba. The previous day, President Bush announced the formation of a panel to plan a… read more

Ms. Sweig talked about U.S. policy toward Cuba. The previous day, President Bush announced the formation of a panel to plan a smooth transition to democracy for a post-Castro Cuba. The panel would be chaired by Secretary of State Colin Powell and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Mel Martinez. Ms. Sweig accused the Bush administration of playing politics in order to appease Cuban-American voters in Florida. She argued that the U.S. policy of isolating Cuba had failed, and supported opening trade and relations with Cuba. Ms. Sweig responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Oct 11, 2003

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  • Oct 11, 2003 | 7:47am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 11, 2003 | 10:49am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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