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En el Programa "Ante la Prensa", 1959 May 14
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection contains works and correspondence of Franqui, who moved to Europe in 1968 after becoming dissatisfied with Castro's Cuban regime. Included are manuscripts for Diario de la Revolucion Cubana (Barcelona: R. Torres, 1976), Cuba, Libro de los Doce (Mexico: Ediciones Era, 1977), and Retrato de Familia con Fidel (Barcelona; Caracas: Seix Barral, 1981) concerning the Cuban revolution of 1959 and Franqui's association with Fidel Castro. There is correspondence with Latin American intellectuals, cultural leaders, and politicians, such as Guillermo Cabrera Infante and Guillermo Comacho. Also included are transcripts of Cuban radio broadcasts (1957-1958) given by Franqui and others, papers (1957-1958) concerning the Movimiento Revolucionario 26 de Julio, and a large collection (1959-1962) of typescript and printed speeches and interviews of Fidel Castro.
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En el Programa "Ante la Prensa"; Carlos Franqui Collection, C0644, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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