Castro and the trip that shaped the 1960s

Simon Hall explores why Fidel Castro’s visit to New York City in 1960 shaped the rest of the decade

Simon Hall explores why Fidel Castro’s visit to New York City in 1960 shaped the rest of the decade. (Image by Getty Images)

In September 1960, Fidel Castro visited New York City to give the opening address at the United Nations General Assembly. Historian Simon Hall, author of Ten Days in Harlem, explores the impact of this trip, and how it was to shape an entire decade.

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