Argentina: Che's Red Mother

When her asthmatic little boy Ernesto ("Che") Guevara grew up to be at 33 the Marxist mastermind of Fidel Castro's government in Havana, Celia de la Serna de Guevara was as proud as a mamma could be, particularly a Communist mamma. At home in Argentina, Celia has long been an all-wool Communist herself, but hampered by individualistic tendencies. She often ate with a pistol on the table, and, before she separated from Ernesto Sr.. sometimes used the weapon to threaten her husband, whose policies were only parlor pink. Somehow the leaders of...

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