CUBA: Castro's Brain

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In Havana's cavernous Blanquita Theater, Ernesto ("Che") Guevara stood calmly before the intense delegates to the First Latin American Youth Congress and waited for the clamor to still. Then he ex plained the Cuban revolution with uncompromising clarity. "What is its ideology? If I were asked whether our revolution is Communist, I would define it as Marxist.

Hear me well, I said Marxist. Our revolution has discovered by its methods the paths that Marx pointed out." He singled out land reform: "No government can call itself revolutionary if it does not...

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