Jun 14, 2019
Alex Aviña is a professor of Latin American history in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Arizona State University. His book, "Specters of Revolution: Peasant Guerrillas in the Cold War Mexican Countryside", was awarded the Maria Elena Martínez Book Prize in Mexican History for 2015 by the Conference on Latin American History.
Alex joins Breht to discuss the Nicaraguan Revolution of 1979, the Somoza Dictatorship, the Sandinistas, the CIA and the Reagan Administration, US imperialism in Central America, the 1954 Guatemalan coup, Marxism-Leninism, National Liberation, Indigenous resistance on both sides of the revolution, and much more!
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