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Rare first interview with Che by ABC in 1964 in Havana

First Exclusive interview with Che Guevara in 1964

This is the first exclusive interview with Major Ernesto “Che”, Che Guevara taken in 1964, Cuban Minister of Industries, seen and heard in the United States. Feeling that a portrait of the man who has been called “The power behind Castro,” “The architect of the Cuban Revolution,” “The top leftist in Cuba,” Che Guevara the man who may succeed Castro, would have meaning to the American people, ABC sent its cameras and Lisa Howard to Cuba for this filmed interview with Major Guevara in his offices in the Ministry of Industries in Havana.

 

Note: questions are in English, but Che Guevara is answer in Spanish, no translation.

Fidel Castro – rare public appearance in Cuba

 Fidel Castro in public.

Former Cuban President Fidel Castro, 88, appeared in public “full of vitality” for the first time in more than a year on Monday, greeting a delegation of Venezuelans, official media reported on Saturday.

It was his first known appearance outside his home since Cuba in December agreed to normalize relations with the United States, Castro’s longtime adversary.

Official media showed images of a seated Castro shaking hands with the visiting Venezuelans through the window of his vehicle, wearing a baseball cap and a windbreaker.

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