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photoWhile the world was watching Iraq, Castro cracked down hard on dissident thinkers. The speedy trial and summary execution of three hijackers further inflamed the international community, throwing a wet blanket on thawing Cuban-American relations.

Guests:

Gary Marx, Havana Correspondent for the Chicago Tribune

Julia Sweig, Senior Fellow and Deputy Director of the Latin America Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of "Inside the Cuban Revolution;" Lucius Walker, Director of Intereligious Foundation for Community Organization (IFCO) Pastors for Peace.

This program aired on April 15, 2003.

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