Cuban Refugees and the 1980 Mariel Boatlift

Panelists, including the co-authors of the book Florida and the Mariel Boatlift of 1980: The First Twenty Days, talked about how the state of Florida… read more

Panelists, including the co-authors of the book Florida and the Mariel Boatlift of 1980: The First Twenty Days, talked about how the state of Florida handled the arrival of over 30,000 Cuban refugees in Key West in less than a month. They also spoke about the so-called “Marielitos,” the first wave of over 120,000 Cuban immigrants in 1980, and the impact they had on the political and social culture in Florida. close

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Cuban Refugees and the 1980 Mariel Boatlift

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Program ID:
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Gainesville, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Feb 21, 2015 | 4:58pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Mar 02, 2015 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Feb 21, 2015 | 4:58pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 22, 2015 | 2:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 01, 2015 | 8:50am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 02, 2015 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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