by Fred Kaplan
Fidel charmed Americans in a 1959 visit, but U.S.–Cuba relations were always doomed.
SOURCE: The New Republic
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The Cuban leader’s last visit to the U.S. before the 1961 diplomatic fallout can tell us a lot about our present historic moment.
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