Presenting Nelson Carvajal’s video essay “Castro: El Comandante, El Comediante”

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Fidel Castro passed away over Thanksgiving break. Castro, without question one of the towering figures of the 20th century, was a politician, a revolutionary, a prime minister and the president of Cuba. His story, his influence, his polarizing presence and his impact on history is–as the kids would say–“epic.” And yet, when I finally learned of his passing over this past weekend, an unnerving realization hit me: American mainstream media didn’t really do him justice.

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