Talbot, Margaret
January 2000
New Republic;01/31/2000, Vol. 222 Issue 5, p6
Focuses on the issue of politically motivated separation of Cuban children, who came to the U.S. under Pedro Pan Operation, from their parents after disturbance in relations of two countries. Criticism of tendency of the United States administration to separate children of other states in the name of the politics; Discussion of the book "Operation Pedro Pan: The Untold Exodus of 14,048 Cuban Children," by Yvonne Conde; Emotions expressed in letters by the children after being separated from their parents; Psychological effect on children separated from their parents during the World War II; Implications of children rights to remain with their parents.


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