Cuba: A Time for Diversion

It was an art exhibit truly worthy of that old master, Fidel Castro. For lovers of impressionism, there was a blurred U.S. combat film showing a Green Beret trooper slinging grenades into a peasant's hut in Viet Nam. For pop-art fans, there was a cartoon drawing of Donald Duck, Superman and Foxy Fox representing three American oil companies fighting for petroleum rights in an underdeveloped country. Lovers of camp art could watch a carefully edited Tarzan film that illustrated Johnny Weissmuller's "white supremacy" over African tribesmen. And for the surrealist school, there...