The Man Who Invented Fidel: Castro, Cuba, and Herbert L. Matthews of The New York Times

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PublicAffairs, 2007 - 329 pages
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This dramatic story of how a "New York Times" reporter helped Castro come to power offers illuminating insight into the fraught history of Cuban-American relations and the precarious balance between truth and myth
  

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Review: The Man Who Invented Fidel: Castro, Cuba, and Herbert L. Mathews of the New York Times

Avis d'utilisateur  - Tom - Goodreads

As a Cubaphile I enjoyed reading this book to learn more about the man who made a significant contribution to the myth of the Cuban Revolution and Fidel Castro. This book is well-researched and well-written. Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Man Who Invented Fidel: Castro, Cuba, and Herbert L. Mathews of the New York Times

Avis d'utilisateur  - Michael Connolly - Goodreads

Herbert L. Matthews of the New York Times interviewed rebel leader Fidel Castro in 1957. The publicity of the resulting front-page article in the newspaper helped Castro overthrow the dictator ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Table des matières

I N T R O D U C T I O N
1
C H A P T E R 1 could anything be madder?
9
C H A P T E R 2 message from the mountains
25
C H A P T E R 3 real soldiers of fortune
42
C H A P T E R 4 dawn in the sierra
66
C H A P T E R 5 impenetrable fastnesses
79
C H A P T E R 6 a chapter in a fantastic novel
93
C H A P T E R 7 the best friend of the cuban people
110
C H A P T E R 11 dark days
190
C H A P T E R 12 naming names
218
C H A P T E R 13 faithful adherence
230
C H A P T E R 14 a cordial witness
243
C H A P T E R 15 a good fight
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E P I L O G U E
277
A C K N O W L E D G M E N T S
284
N OT E S
289

C H A P T E R 8 decisive battles
126
C H A P T E R 9 you can fool some of the people
147
C H A P T E R 10 all out of step but one
172

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À propos de l'auteur (2007)

Anthony DePalma has been a correspondent and reporter at the "New York Times" for almost twenty years and is the author of "Here: A Biography of the New American Continent," In 2003 he was awarded a fellowship at Notre Dame's Kellogg Institute for International Studies to research the role of the media in shaping America's foreign relations. He was recently part of the special team of reporters that looked into the impact of class divisions on life in the United States for the "Times," He now writes about the environment. He and his wife, who was born in Cuba, live in Montclair, New Jersey.

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