Messages from Cuban Ambassadors
Pedro Luis Pedroso Cuesta, Cuban Ambassador to the United Nations
Lianys Torres Rivera, Cuban Ambassador to the United States
Peter Kornbluh, Senior Analyst and Director of Cuba and Chile Documentation Projects, National Security Archive. He is the author/editor of Bay of Pigs Declassified: The Secret CIA Report on the Invasion of Cuba (The New Press, 1998). His most recent book is Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana (UNC Press, 2014).
Mary-Alice Waters, President, Pathfinder Press, editor, Playa Girón
Catherine Murphy, Founder and Director of The Literacy Project. Her documentary Maestra explores the 1961 Cuban Literacy Campaign through the eyes of the youngest women teachers
Juan Carlos Rodríguez, author of The Inevitable Battle is a Cuban historian and researcher. He was a literacy volunteer at Playa Girón in the zone where the battle was fought.
Claudia De La Cruz, community organizer and Co-Executive Director at The People’s Forum
Manolo De Los Santos, educator and Co-Executive Director at The People’s Forum
International Premier of Maestros Voluntarios/Voluntary Teachers from The Literacy Project
Original Cuban Newsreel Footage of Playa Giron/Bay of Pigs Invasion and Aftermath