TITLE

Same Old

AUTHOR(S)
Kinder, Colleen
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
New Republic;8/2/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 5, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the author's recollection of her participation in a political rally at the University of Havana in Cuba. Description of the party; Importance of the Young Communists Union to the job security of young Cubans; Description of Fidel Castro's long speeches and his delivery; Description of Cuba's May Day routine; Pondering of Cuba's politics and the lives of its citizens.
ACCESSION #
13884566

 

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