One of the leading voices in contemporary American literature, he is the author of several novels and short stories that address his Cuban American heritage. Most Cuban Americans report and perceive a nondiscriminatory relationship with white Americans.
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That same year, President Dwight Eisenhower signed a public order creating the National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASAa federal agency dedicated to space exploration, as well as several programs seeking to exploit the military potential of space.
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Tragically, Kennedy was assassinated in latejust as tensions were rising in Vietnam—which would prove to be the next, and most costly, theater of the Cold War. Bymost American families had a car, a television, and a refrigerator and owned their own home. Castro's Cuba is in dire economic straits, and many wonder about the future of Castro's regime.
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Eisenhower also made full use of the newly created CIA to help overthrow unfriendly governments in developing countries.
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The official language of Cuba and the language spoken by nearly all Cubans is Spanish. In truth, though, not only has the Cold War been over for more than 25 years, it is also the case that Fidel Castro is no longer the acting leader of the nation of Cuba.
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OctoberCuban. Ho Chi Minh, the enemy of the United States in the Vietnam War, was initially a friend. He worked with U.S. special forces in rescuing downed American airmen and providing intelligence on Japanese movements during the last year of World War II. The Cuban War of Independence (Spanish: Guerra de Independencia cubana, –98) was the last of three liberation wars that Cuba fought against Spain, the other two being the Ten Years' War (–) and the Little War (–).
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Oxford University Press. The United States and Castro's Cuba in the Cold War; The United States Invasion of the Dominican Republic, – will try to draw a distinction between scholarship on the internal Cold War in Latin America and scholarship on US–Latin American relations during the Cold War period.
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