Havana Before Castro

Author: Peter Moruzzi
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 9781423609933
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Featuring hundreds of vintage photographs, postcards, brochures, and other materials evocative of time and place, Havana Before Castro: When Cuba Was a Tropical Playground documents how the city of Havana evolved from Prohibition haven and ...

Islands Of Empire

Author: Camilla Fojas
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292756321
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Havana. before. Castro. It was part heaven. It was part hell. It was pure Havana.
Theatrical trailer, Cuba (1979) Ricky Ricardo, were one of the most beloved “real
life” couples television. Indeed, the indomitable couple of I Love Lucy (1951–
1957) moved into a market shaped by domestic situation comedies such as The
George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958). The show reflects its title; it is
a comedy about Lucy and her antics, which Ricky goes about trying to put right.

From Lenin To Castro 1917 1959

Author: Mervyn J. Bain
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739181114
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RELATIONSHIP After January 1959 the relationship between Moscow and the
new revolutionary government in Havana developed very quickly. Only 10 days
after Fidel Castro's guerrillas had been victorious the Kremlin recognized the new
government in Havana before in February 1960 Anastas Mikoyan, Deputy Prime
Minister of the Soviet Union and in 1960 the great Kremlin political survivor,
travelled to Cuba.

Cuba Before Castro

Author: Philip Charles Newman
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Primadera is the subject of a case history herein and is only mentioned now for
completeness. In summary, joint ventures are of predominant importance in the
bagasse products field and are likely to remain so. K. Public Utilities We have
already discussed joint ventures in railroads, merchant marine and shipyards.
There are also other interesting examples of collaboration in the field of public
utilities. 1. The Havana Harbor Tunnel Perhaps one of the most fascinating
ventures is the ...

King Bongo

Author: Thomas Sanchez
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307766101
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At the center of the mystery is a sinister secret police operative with whom Bongo is destined to have a lethal showdown. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Kennedy Brothers

Author: Richard D. Mahoney
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1611450489
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... Havana before Castro's revolution. There he had become acquainted with
Antonio Veciana, an accountant working at the Banco Financiero. Veciana later
turned violently against Castro and attempted, with Bishop's guidance, to
assassinate the Cuban leader in Havana in October 1961. The attempt failed and
Veciana escaped to Miami, where he resumed his partnership with Bishop and,
along with an anti-Castro Spaniard named Eloy Gutierrez Menoyo, formed a
strike force called ...

History In The Media

Author: Robert Niemi
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 157607952X
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... who initially traveled to Havana, Cuba, in the 1970s to explore the music scene
there. In 1996 Cooder had the opportunity to return to Havana when British
record producer Nick Gold proposed a project that would use West African and
Cuban musicians. The West Africans were not able to participate but the project
went forward anyway with an assemblage of veteran Cuban musicians who once
played at the members-only Buena Vista Social Club in Havana before Castro
came to ...

Last Dance In Havana

Author: Eugene Robinson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439138095
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Modern Cubais Fidel Castro's idea,and the lasttimethat idea changed was before
mostCubans alive todaywere born. He saw a Cuba of heroic sacrificeand
complete selflessness,a state that came asclose as possible to attaining the
communist ideal, a land where “bourgeois comforts” were rightlyscorned and“
private ownership” wasa concept consigned to history's dustbin and “constant
struggle” was the happiest human condition ofall. The Miami Cubans thinkit was
alla fraud,a tyrant's ...

Without Fidel

Author: Ann Louise Bardach
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416580072
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Without Fidel includes never-before-published reporting on Castro, his family, and his half-century grip on the largest country in the Caribbean while assessing how his departure will forever transform politics and policy in the Western ...

Ultimate Sacrifice

Author: Lamar Waldron
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472113330
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38 Moldea notes that “after Castro overthrew the old regime, Hoffa tried . . . to
obtain a $300,000 loan from the” Teamster “Pension Fund on behalf of a group of
gunrunning friends. They formed a corporation” to sell “a fleet ... According to the
FBI, “Morgan . . . claims he was once a bodyguard for Meyer Lansky,” and
Morgan had an extensive criminal record in America.41 Tad Szulc wrote that
Menoyo met Morgan in 1958 “in Escambray where . . . Morgan . . . seemed to be
fighting there ...