Book Discussion on Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba
Tom Gjelten talked about and read excerpts from his book, Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba, about the Bacardi family and its impact on… read more
Tom Gjelten talked about and read excerpts from his book, Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba, about the Bacardi family and its impact on Cuba. Popularly known for making rum, the Bacardi family has been heavily involved in the island nation’s social and political life since the late 19th Century and now has its eyes on post-Castro Cuba. Following his remarks, Mr. Gjelten responded to audience members' questions.
Tom Gjelten is a correspondent for National Public Radio and a regular panelist on PBS’s Washington Week. He is the author of Sarajevo Diary: A City and Its Newspaper Under Siege. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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