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Saturday, August 22, 2020

A trip to the last century


1959: Fidel Castro

In 1959, communist revolutionary leader and guerilla fighter Fidel Castro launched the 26th of July Movement, toppling Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista. The fallen leader fled the country, and Castro and fellow revolutionaries seized power in Havana on Jan. 7. This Keystone photo shows Castro addressing a crowd shortly after.


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