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Carter: Close, but No Cigar

William M. LeoGrande and Peter Kornbluh

in Back Channel To Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469626604
eISBN:
9781469626628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626604.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the efforts of the Carter administration to normalize relations with Cuba, noting that no president before or since has made as determined an effort to normalize U.S.-Cuban ... More


Kennedy: The Secret Search for Accommodation

William M. LeoGrande and Peter Kornbluh

in Back Channel To Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469626604
eISBN:
9781469626628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626604.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes how the Kennedy administration secretly explored the alternative of accommodation in dealing with Cuba, despite the administration’s otherwise infamously aggressive actions ... More


Eisenhower: Patience and Forbearance

William M. LeoGrande and Peter Kornbluh

in Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617633
eISBN:
9781469617657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617633.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyzes US-Cuban relations under the Eisenhower administration. The discussions include US-Cuban relations prior to the revolution; Ambassador Philip W. Bonsal's efforts to build a ... More


The Personal Is Political: Animus and Malice in the U.S. Policy toward Cuba, 1959–2009

Louis A. Pérez

in Fifty Years of Revolution: Perspectives on Cuba, the United States, and the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813040233
eISBN:
9780813043852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040233.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In this chapter, Louis A. Pérez Jr. proposes a unique answer to the question of why the U.S. sanctions against Cuba, which have outlived their historical time and outlasted their political purpose, ... More


Revolutionary Cuba: A History

Luis Martínez-Fernández

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049953
eISBN:
9780813050416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049953.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book is a comprehensive, interpretative history of the Cuban Revolution, from the time of Batista’s 1952 coup to the present. The book offers a balanced perspective on the revolution by ... More


The Olive Green Revolution: Media, Mass Rallies, Agrarian Reform, and the Birth of the Fidelista State

Lillian Guerra

in Visions of Power in Cuba: Revolution, Redemption, and Resistance, 1959-1971

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835630
eISBN:
9781469601519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837368_guerra.6
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Highlighting the mass rally called La Gran Concentración Campesina, the chapter examines the impact of rallies during the first months of the Cuban Revolution. It explores the huge mobilization of ... More


The Johnson-Nixon-Castro Years: Superpower Containment of Cuba

William O. Walker III

in Fifty Years of Revolution: Perspectives on Cuba, the United States, and the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813040233
eISBN:
9780813043852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040233.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This essay argues that the United States and the Soviet Union endeavored to thwart attempts by Cuba to become a prominent international actor from the mid-1960s through the early 1970s. They did so ... More


A Complete Break: How Did the United States Let This One Get Away?

Thomas G. Paterson

in Contesting Castro: The United States and the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101201
eISBN:
9780199854189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101201.003.0022
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The U.S. Embassy stated in January 1959: “Fidel Castro clearly established himself as the dominant military and political figure in the revolution.” As U.S. government officials are pondering what ... More


Kennedy: The Secret Search for Accommodation

William M. LeoGrande and Peter Kornbluh

in Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617633
eISBN:
9781469617657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617633.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyzes US-Cuban relations under the Kennedy administration. Amid economic destabilization, covert operations, and assassination plots, the Kennedy administration secretly but actively ... More


Dependencies: Batista, Castro, and the United States

Thomas G. Paterson

in Contesting Castro: The United States and the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101201
eISBN:
9780199854189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101201.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During his early years Fidel Castro had no ties with Cuba's Communist Party, however, the communists had encountered Castro's challenge to Batista. However, the CIA, FBI, and other U.S. agencies ... More


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