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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281305-2
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Miami, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Nov 2, 2008
Last Aired:
Feb 9, 2009

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  • Nov 02, 2008 | 5:10pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 10, 2008 | 5:32am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 07, 2009 | 10:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 09, 2009 | 4:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
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