Thursday, November 20, 2008

50th Anniversary of Cuba’s Last Free Elections (interview)

(from Martí Noticias)

In this interview by Pedro Corzo, the 1958 elections, the last political attempt at preventing the triumph of Castro’s revolution, are analyzed by Professor Manuel Márquez-Sterling (Plymouth State University), historian and son of one of the history-makers of that time: presidential candidate Dr. Carlos Márquez-Sterling.

Manuel Marquez-Sterling is also known for his acclaimed historical novels La Cúpula and Hondo Corre el Cauto.

(interview audio in Spanish | entrevista en español)

Related post: Manuel Márquez-Sterling paper: 'Anybody but Batista' or The Politics of 'The End Justifies the Means', Cuba: 1957-1958

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