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The man who invented Fidel : Cuba, Castro, and Herbert L. Matthews of The New York times

Author: Anthony DePalma
Publisher: New York : Public Affairs, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In 1957, Herbert L Matthews of the New York Times, then considered one of America's premiere foreign correspondents, tracked down Fidel Castro in Cuba's Sierra Maestra mountains, and returned with what was considered the scoop of the century. His heroic portrayal of Castro, who was then believed dead, had a powerful effect on American perceptions of Cuba, both in and out of the government, and profoundly influenced
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Genre/Form: Biography
biografi
Named Person: Herbert Lionel Matthews; Fidel Castro; Fidel Castro; Herbert Lionel Matthews; Fidel Castro; Herbert Lionel Matthews; Herbert Lionel Matthews; Fidel Castro; Herbert Lionel Matthews; Fidel Castro; Herbert Lionel Matthews; Fidel Castro
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony DePalma
ISBN: 1586483323 9781586483326
OCLC Number: 62755640
Description: 308 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Could anything be madder? --
Message from the mountains --
Real soldiers of fortune --
Dawn in the Sierra --
Impenetrable fastnesses --
A chapter in a fantastic novel --
The best friend of the Cuban people --
Decisive battles --
You can fool some of the people --
All out of step but one --
Dark days --
Naming names --
Faithful adherence --
A cordial witness --
A good fight --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Anthony DePalma.
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Presents the story of how a "New York Times" reporter helped Castro come to power. This work offers insight into the fraught history of Cuban-American relations and the precarious balance between  Read more...

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