Castro in Havana

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Monday, June 10, 2002

Leonard Lopate talks with photographer Burt Glinn about Castro's historic entry into Havana in January 1959, which he captured in a series of powerful photographs. And New Yorker staff writer Alec Wilkenson discusses his writing education at the hands of the great American editor, William Maxwell.

Alexander Blakely

Alexander Blakely talks about the wilderness of Russian capitalism in the wide-open, pristine market of early-‘90s Siberia. His memoir is "Siberia Bound".


Piero Gleijeses

Piero Gleijeses discusses the untold story of Cuba's foreign policy toward Africa in the '60s and '70s and its clashes there with the United States. ("Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, and Africa, 1959-1976")


Kristi Jacobsen

With her new documentary, American Standoff, filmmaker Kristi Jacobsen takes us behind the scenes and on the front lines with the Teamsters Union as they fight one of the costliest strikes in its history.


Burt Glinn

Photographer Burt Glinn on his collection of photographs recording Castro's historic entry into Havana in January 1959, "Havana: The Revolutionary Moment".


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