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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Fidel Castro
RLIN number: NXCP87-A44
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Recordings of several speeches in Spanish, followed by a series of tape-recorded interviews in English (with the aid of an interpreter). The interviews cover a range of subjects on Cuba: agricultural policy, especially the sugar industry, land use, and people's farms; economy in general and foreign trade, future potentialities; revolutionary philosophy, how the Communist revolution worked in different regions, political prisoners and indemnification; local government organizations; questions of leadership, nature and use of power; education, creative arts, voluntary exiles and counter-revolutionaries; relations with the United States: Vietnam, Dominican Republic; missile crisis; United States press; relations with Russia.
Extent: Transcript: 381 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required from Lee Lockwood, 27 Howland Rd., West Newton, MA. 02165. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1965 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Castro, Fidel, 1927-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1927
Speaker occupation: Revolutionary leader
Age at speaking: 38
Document date: 1965
Interviewer: Lockwood, Lee
People discussed: Castro Ruz, Fidel; Castro, Fidel, 1926(?)-; Fidel Castro; Ruz, Fidel Castro
Historical events discussed: Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962; Cuban Revolution, 1956-1959
Locations discussed: Cuba; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Castro Ruz, Fidel; Castro, Fidel, 1926(?)-; Communism--Cuba; Cuba; Cuba--Foreign relations--United States; Cuba--History--Revolution, 1959; Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962; Cuban Revolution, 1956-1959; Cuba--Social conditions; Fidel Castro; North America; Revolutionaries; Ruz, Fidel Castro; United States; United States--Foreign relations--Cuba
Topics discussed - Other terms: Cuba--Economic conditions--1918-1959; Cuba--Economic conditions--1959-; Cuba--History--1959-; Cuba--Politics and government--1933-1959
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018200-13643