Libro - Book
By Earl E. T. Smith
Former United States ambassador
to Cuba, who represented this country from 1957 to 1959,
the year Castro's 26th of July movement gained ultimate
The Fourth Floor identifies the State
Department offices of secondary officials who determine
out Latin American policy.
"Ambassador Smith now
publicly reveals for the firs time the efforts made to
provide an alternate solution to the Cuban
situation-without Castro and without Batista; and how
these efforts were ignored by Washington officials
of the "fourth floor who refused to lend support to any
peaceful solution--without Castro."
chronological narrative of his term as ambassador is
well documented to show that the Castro communist
revolution need never have occurred, and that the
official State Department policy of non intervention in
Cuban affairs, was, in fact, a policy which gave
positive assistance to Castro."
"The substance of
remarks made at a January 16, 1958, State Department
press conference: the United States will never be able
to do business with Fidel Castro, and he will not honor
his international obligations and will not be able to
maintain law and order".
"March 9. 1960, interview
in Palm Beach Post Times: "we should not be surprised
if Cuba signs mutual security pacts soon with Russia
and possibly also with red China. It would then be
logical for them to establish military bases on Cuba.
In view of this potential danger to the United States
and the entire American continent, I believe the time
has come for our government to take action again the
Castro regime...in my opining the wooing of Cuba by
Russia is part of the giant international political
chess game of the cold war."
I become an ambassador
The early days the Santiago
Difficulties with Batista
Castro and the CIA
The tight rope
Censorship and propaganda
The break up
Assassinations and confidence
Washington press conference
Broken promises and
The election and intervention
Guantanamo naval base
and the fall of Batista
The communist pattern
The elections that failed
The removal of Batista
The mob takes
Castro takes over
Duties and techniques
of an ambassador
What does it all mean?
This book is in excellent condition. No dust jacket,
the hard cover is in extremely good condition.
The cover is clean, gilt bright and edges and corners
only very lightly bumped. The binding is tight and all
pages clean and intact. A very nice copy....242 pages .
Only a few left in stock, order now before it's sold out for good. Once a rare collectible is sold, you may never come across it again.
This makes a great gift, or for another upcoming event.
Esto seria un gran regalo, o para otra cercana fecha señalada.
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