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Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and HavanaFidel Castro in New York City

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Professor LeoGrande on the history of U.S. economic sanctions against Cuba

CSPAN: The History of U.S. Relations with Cuba

Cuba's Growing Ties

Professor LeoGrande Discusses Back Channel to Cuba

Professor LeoGrande Interview with Latin American Studies

Professor LeoGrande Provides Update on Cuba

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Past Events

Sunday, November 23 at 4:00PM

Miami Book Fair International
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132
Room 8503 (Building 8, 5th Floor)

Tuesday, November 18

National Press Club Book Fair
529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor
Washington, DC 20045

Tuesday, November 4 at 3:00 pm

Discussion with fellow author Peter Kornbluh
Butler Board Room
American University
Washington, DC 20016

Monday, October 6 at 9:00 am

Brookings Institution
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036

Wednesday, October 1 at 7:30pm

Center for Cuban Studies
231 West 29th Street, 4th floor
New York, NY


In the Media

William LeoGrande, professor of government, released a new book on September 30 entitled Back Channel to Cuba. Following the publication, he was featured in a New York Times and an AP News article, each on Henry Kissinger's erstwhile attack plans against Cuba; wrote an analysis with co-author Peter Kornbluh for The Nation; and spoke in an interview for NPR's review of the book.

William LeoGrande, professor of government, told MSN News that potential presidential candidate Jeb Bush's hardline stance on the Cuban embargo may not fall in line with voters the same way it did only a few years ago.

William LeoGrande, professor of government, discussed lost opportunities for improved relations between the United States and Cuba on the December 7 edition of the "Charlie Rose Show." Bloomberg News also ran the interview.

William LeoGrande, professor of government, appeared on MSNBC live from Havana, Cuba to discuss President Obama’s executive authority, the Helms-Burton Act and the reaction in Cuba. He also spoke to CNN, USA Today, CBS News, NewsmaxTV, the Sun Sentinel, and International Business Times.

William LeoGrande, professor of government, discussed the life and work of Robert E. White for a Washington Post obituary for the former U.S. ambassador to El Salvador who was removed from his position for his outspoken criticism of U.S. policy.