Book Discussion on After Fidel

The Fourth Raleigh International Spy Conference dealt with the topic, “Castro and Cuba: The Inside Story.” Brian Latell, a… read more

The Fourth Raleigh International Spy Conference dealt with the topic, “Castro and Cuba: The Inside Story.” Brian Latell, a Castro expert, talked about his book, “After Fidel: The Inside Story of Castro’s Regime and Cuba’s Next Leader,” published by Palgrave Macmillan. Latell is a former CIA officer who served as National Intelligence Agency officer for Latin America. He talked about the Castro brothers and their complicated relationship, and especially about Raul who he said is the next leader of Cuba. Topics included Cuban covert operations, Marxism, Cuban intelligence, President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, and Fidel Castro’s current illness. After his presentation the author responded to audience members' questions. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Brian S. Latell Senior Research Associate University of Miami->Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies
  • Bernie Reeves Editor Raleigh (NC) Metro Magazine

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Book Discussion on After Fidel

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Public Affairs Event
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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Sep 9, 2006
Last Aired:
Feb 23, 2008

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  • Sep 09, 2006 | 7:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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