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This Week’s Birthday Boy—“Cuba’s Elvis!” Fidel Castro

robinsky2 Wrote: Aug 18, 2012 10:33 AM
I wonder if your piled high and deeper is getting in the way of the big picture?

“Fidel Castro could have been Cuba’s Elvis!” (Dan Rather.)

“Fidel Castro is one hell of a guy! “You people would like him!” (Ted Turner to a capacity crowd at Harvard Law School during a speech in 1997.)

“Fidel Castro is old-fashioned, courtly—even paternal, a thoroughly fascinating figure!” (Andrea Mitchell.)

“Castro has brought very high literacy and great health-care to his country. His personal magnetism is powerful, his presence is commanding.” (Barbara Walters.)

“Viva Fidel! Viva Che!” (Jesse Jackson while arm in arm with Fidel Castro himself in 1984.)

"Fidel Castro is very...