Filming Fidel: A Cuban Diary, 1968

Authors

  • Saul Landau

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-059-03-2007-07_10

Keywords:

Movements

Abstract

In May 1968, I received a call in San Francisco where I worked for the local public television station. From Havana, Dr. Rene Vallejo, Fidel Castro's doctor and confidante, said: "Come down with your crew as soon as you can." In other words, Castro was ready to cooperate on a film portrait for public television. We arrived shortly thereafter and waited for seven weeks. What follows is a diary and commentary about the jeep trip with Fidel through Oriente Province in July 1968

Published

2007-07-01

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