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Our America and theirs : Kennedy and the Alliance for Progress : the debate at Punto del Este /
Ernesto Che Guevara ; edited by María del Carmen Ariet García and Javier Salado.
imprint
Melbourne, Vic. ; New York : Ocean Press, c2006.
description
119 p. ; 22 cm.
ISBN
1876175818 (pbk.)
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imprint
Melbourne, Vic. ; New York : Ocean Press, c2006.
isbn
1876175818 (pbk.)
contents note
Economics cannot be separated from politics : speech at Punta del Este (August 8, 1961) -- The real road to development : second speech at Punta del Este (August 16, 1961) -- The battle is not yet decided : press conference in Cuba on the Punta del Este Conference (August 23, 1961).
general note
"Centro de Estudios Che Guevara."
catalogue key
5915831
A Look Inside
Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
The introduction describes the backstage drama that unfolded when Kennedy's special envoy Richard Goodwin had a cordial encounter with Che at a party. The book includes never-before-published material, such as Che's televised speech in which he outlines the issues posed by the Alliance for Progress.
Long Description
To check the spread of revolution in Latin America in 1961, Kennedy proposed the Alliance for Progress-a program for free trade and development in the Americas. Che Guevara, described by "Time" magazine as "Cuba's scraggle-bearded economic czar," condemned the plan as a new strategy to subjugate the continent to U.S. interests.The introduction describes the backstage drama that unfolded when Kennedy's special envoy Richard Goodwin had a cordial encounter with Che at a late-night party. The book includes never before published material, such as Che's televised speech in which he outlines the issues posed by the Alliance for Progress.Available in Spanish as "Punta del Este" (ISBN 1-876175-65-6)
Main Description
Showdown at Punta del Este, 1961. The debate on free trade and development in Latin America
Main Description
To check the spread of revolution in Latin America in 1961, Kennedy proposed the Alliance for Progress - a program for free trade and development in the Americas. Che Guevara, described by Time magazine as 'Cuba's scraggle-bearded economic czar' condemned the plan as a new strategy to subjugate the continent to US interests. Includes previously unpublished material, such as Che's televised speech outlining the issues raised by the Alliance.
Main Description
To check the spread of revolution in Latin America in 1961, Kennedy proposed the Alliance for Progress - a program for free trade and development in the Americas. Che Guevara , described by Time magazine as 'Cuba's scraggle-bearded economic czar,' condemned the plan as a new strategy to subjugate the continent to U.S. interests. The introduction describes the backstage drama that unfolded when Kennedy's special envoy Richard Goodwin had a cordial encounter with Che at a late-night party. The book includes never before published material, such as Che's televised speech in which he outlines the issues posed by the Alliance for Progress. Available in Spanish as Punta del Este (ISBN 1-876175-65-6)
Main Description
To check the spread of revolution in Latin America in 1961, Kennedy proposed the Alliance for Progress-a program for free trade and development in the Americas. Che Guevara , described by Time magazine as "Cuba's scraggle-bearded economic czar," condemned the plan as a new strategy to subjugate the continent to U.S. interests. The introduction describes the backstage drama that unfolded when Kennedy's special envoy Richard Goodwin had a cordial encounter with Che at a late-night party. The book includes never before published material, such as Che's televised speech in which he outlines the issues posed by the Alliance for Progress. Available in Spanish as Punta del Este (ISBN 1-876175-65-6)
Main Description
To check the spread of revolution in Latin America in 1961, Kennedy proposed the Alliance for Progress-a program for free trade and development in the Americas. Che Guevara , described by Time magazine as “Cuba’s scraggle-bearded economic czar,” condemned the plan as a new strategy to subjugate the continent to U.S. interests. The introduction describes the backstage drama that unfolded when Kennedy’s special envoy Richard Goodwin had a cordial encounter with Che at a late-night party. The book includes never before published material, such as Che’s televised speech in which he outlines the issues posed by the Alliance for Progress. Available in Spanish as Punta del Este (ISBN 1-876175-65-6)
Table of Contents
Economics cannot be separated from politics : speech at Punta del Este (August 8, 1961)p. 19
The real road to devleopment : second speech at Punta del Este (August 16, 1961)p. 69
The battle is not yet decided : press conference in Cuba on the Punta del Este conference (August 23, 1961)p. 81
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