Book Discussion on A Sense of Belonging

Senator Mel Martinez spoke about his childhood in Cuba, specifically the transition from his native Cuba to the US. He talked about… read more

Senator Mel Martinez spoke about his childhood in Cuba, specifically the transition from his native Cuba to the US. He talked about the effect of the Castro revolution on him and his family. The dangers of the revolution led to Senator Martinez enrolling in the Peter Pan Program, which integrated Cuban children in to the US. He answered questions from the audience.

Senator Mel Martinez is the author of the autobiography A Sense of Belonging: From Castro’s Cuba to the U.S. Senate, One Man’s Pursuit of the American Dream, published by Crown Forum.

This program took place at the Miami Book Fair in Miami, Florida.  close

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Book Discussion on A Sense of Belonging

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282405-6
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Public Affairs Event
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Miami, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Nov 16, 2008
Last Aired:
Nov 24, 2008

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  • Nov 16, 2008 | 2:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 24, 2008 | 2:17am EST | C-SPAN 2
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