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Carlos Eire: Confessions of a Cuban exile who becomes a wayward historian

Carlos Eire discussing his latest book, "Waiting to Die in Miami" at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, Thursday, April 21 as part of the George Washington Forum on American ideas, politics and institutions.  It's fabulous, revealing, instructive, and heartbreaking. Take tissue.

Thank you Carlos for sharing your Cuban soul, and bearing witness to Cuba's true history.

H/T: Honey

3 comments to Carlos Eire: Confessions of a Cuban exile who becomes a wayward historian

  • (Especially) for our friends of NON-Cuban ancestry--DON'T MISS THIS VIDEO!

    Unreal

  • To grasp the full effect of the Political-INcorrectness and brazen intransigence represented in this video--keep in mind that here's an Ivy league professor and National Book Award winner addressing a (mostly typical, I'm guessing) college audience!!!

    Unreal

  • Honey

    We can't see or hear the audience except for some laughs when the Professor says something amusing. But one gets the sense that this audience knows pretty much nothing about a whole lot of things.
    Did anyone else get the same impression?