History of U.S.-Cuba Relations

William LeoGrande and Peter Kornbluh, co-authors of Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiation between Havana and Washington, talked… read more

William LeoGrande and Peter Kornbluh, co-authors of Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiation between Havana and Washington, talked about the history of U.S.-Cuba relations since the Cuban Revolution and the negotiations betweeen Cuba and U.S. during the Kennedy administration.

On October 19, 1960, following Fidel Castro’s rise to power, the U.S. imposed a trade embargo, banning all exports from the U.S. to Cuba. More than 50 years later, in December 2015, the Obama administration announced a move to re-establish diplomatic relations. close

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  • Eric Arnesen Professor George Washington University->History Department
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History of U.S.-Cuba Relations

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324806-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 04, 2015 | 1:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 05, 2015 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Apr 04, 2015 | 1:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 05, 2015 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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