Charlotte Talks
12:00 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Cuban-American Relations And Operation Pedro Pan

A Pedro Pan flight
A Pedro Pan flight

From 1960 to 1962, Cuban parents put more than 14,000 of their own children on planes bound for the US. Operation Pedro Pan was intended to remove these children from Castro’s influence and indoctrination. Most people believed this would be a temporary solution but many families were never able to reunite. We learn more about this, the complicated relations between our two nations and a possible solution when Charlotte Talks.

Guests
Russell Crandall
- Associate Professor of Political Science at Davidson College, Author of The United States and Latin America after the Cold War
Sharon Green - Associate Professor of Theatre at Davidson College and Director of their production of Sonia Flew
Carlos Eire - Author of Waiting for Snow in Havana and Professor of History and Religious Studies at Yale University

  • Cuba: Memory, Migration, Art is a multi-disciplinary symposium at Davidson College and features Sonia Flew, Feb. 20-24th, panel discussions and cultural events. Details.

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