After overthrowing Fulgencia Batista in 1959, Fidel Castro became the leader of an island country only ninety miles away from
Florida. While in power, Castro outlasted ten US presidents and turned the small nation into a one-party state with influence over the
entire world. Called a leader by some and a dictator by others, Castro defined not one but several eras in world politics.
Who Was Fidel Castro?
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