About the Program
Jim Rasenberg presents a history of the Bay of Pigs crisis; the failed military invasion of Cuba in 1961 that was supported by the United States government and resulted in the capture or death of over 1,000 men. The author examines the Kennedy administration's slow divulgement of American involvement in the attempted incursion, which included U.S. military planning and support for the 1,400 Cuban exiles that were trained by the CIA. Jim Rasenberg speaks at Books & Books in Coral Gables, Florida.
Jim Rasenberger is the author of High Steel and America, 1908. His writing has appeared in several publications, including Vanity Fair, Smithsonian, and The New York Times. For more information, visit jimrasenberger.com.
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