In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, an excerpt from a 1985 interview with Fidel Castro conducted by our own Robert MacNeil. During the conversation, Castro describes the origin of the Cuban Missile Crisis, asserts that after the Bay…
By PBS NewsHour
The fiery communist politician and Cuban revolutionary who led his country for almost half a century, has died, state media announced Saturday.
By Noreen Nasir
New Collection Listens in on President Kennedy's Secret White House Tapes…
An ailing Cuban president Fidel Castro announced Tuesday that he will resign from his post, ending his 49-year presidency at age 81. Two Cuban-American analysts discuss Castro's resignation and whether the move will open avenues for new reforms in Cuba.
Pulitzer prize-winning historian Arthur Schlesinger Jr., who died at 89, authored texts on American democracy and the presidency. The NewsHour reports on his life and his influence.
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