Fidel Castro: A Life of Revolution

Fidel Castro: A Life of Revolution

Director: Terence McKenna

Cast: Terence McKenna

     
 

Find out how the man who once fought to liberate Cuba ultimately became the country's longest-standing dictator by exploring the remarkable life of Fidel Castro. Intimate letters, public speeches, and interviews with Castro's friends, family, confidants, and enemies gradually reveal the complex man behind the myth before the film winds to a close with an intense… See more details below

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Find out how the man who once fought to liberate Cuba ultimately became the country's longest-standing dictator by exploring the remarkable life of Fidel Castro. Intimate letters, public speeches, and interviews with Castro's friends, family, confidants, and enemies gradually reveal the complex man behind the myth before the film winds to a close with an intense debate regarding Castro's controversial legacy. Interview subjects include former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, Sergei Krushchev, and former U.S. diplomat Wayne Smith.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/30/2010
UPC:
0032031461697
Original Release:
2008
Rating:
NR
Source:
Kultur Video
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[B&W, Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
1:30:00
Sales rank:
66,623

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Disc #1 -- Fidel Castro: A Life of Revolution
1. Introduction [2:23]
2. The Early Years [6:09]
3. The Rise of Batista [2:23]
4. The Moncada Barracks [2:48]
5. Imprisonment [1:02]
6. Amnesty and Exile [2:27]
7. Return and Revolution [7:29]
8. Batista Attacks the Rebels [2:59]
9. The Rebels Fight Back [:44]
10. Batista Flees Cuba [1:12]
11. Victorious Castro Enters Havana [7:30]
12. Castro Visits the U.S. [2:02]
13. The March to Communism [4:31]
14. Initial Conflicts with the U.S. [2:23]
15. Overtures from the Soviet Union [2:41]
16. Embargo [1:31]
17. The Bay of Pigs Invasion [3:39]
18. The Cuban Missile Crisis [8:25]
19. Che Guevara & Global Revolution [6:59]
20. The Refugee Flotilla [3:16]
21. Effects of Soviet Collapse [2:56]
22. The Elian Gonzales Case [5:03]
23. Private Life [1:29]
24. Debating Castro's Legacy [7:57]

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