U.S.-Cuba Policy


Tom Gjelten
*NPR's National Security Correspondent

Peter Hakim
*President, The Inter-American Dialogue, Washington, D.C. (center for policy analysis, communication, and exchange on Western Hemisphere affairs)

Frank Calzon
*Executive Director, Center for a Free Cuba, Washington, D.C. (a human rights group)

John Murphy
*Vice President for International Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Today, President Bush set several tough conditions on Cuban leader Fidel Castro for easing the 40 year old U.S. trade embargo. Among them are: to release all political prisoners and conduct an independently monitored election in 2003. In this hour of Talk of the Nation, join guest host Melinda Penkava for analysis of President Bush's speech and a discussion on U.S.-Cuba policy.



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