A Closer Look at Raul Castro Cuba's National Assembly has chosen Raul Castro to take over as president from his brother Fidel. Brian Latell, who has written a biography of Raul Castro, talks about what to expect from the transition.
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A Closer Look at Raul Castro

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A Closer Look at Raul Castro

A Closer Look at Raul Castro

A Closer Look at Raul Castro

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Cuba's National Assembly has chosen Raul Castro to take over as president from his brother Fidel. Brian Latell, who has written a biography of Raul Castro, talks with Jacki Lyden about what to expect from the transition.

Latell, a former high-ranking U.S. intelligence officer, is the author of After Fidel: The Inside Story of Castro's Regime and Cuba's Next Leader.