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Looking Back On Life In Revolutionary Cuba

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Looking Back On Life In Revolutionary Cuba

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Looking Back On Life In Revolutionary Cuba

Looking Back On Life In Revolutionary Cuba

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Thursday marks the 50th anniversary of the start of the 1959 revolution that brought Fidel Castro to power. Luis Rumbaut recalls his experiences as a 9-year-old boy when Castro's army took control of Cuba. And a former journalist talks about reporting from Havana during the revolution.

Guests:

Luis Rumbaut, lived through the Cuban revolution as a young boy

George Volsky, a former journalist who was in Havana during the revolution