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Now on public radio

Now on public radio

WFSU-FM recently aired a story about my oral history book about Cuban exiles, "Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away," and how it describes the beginning of the Cuban diaspora we are still seeing. They posted the story on their website today. More than 313,000 Cubans came...

Next: Marco Island Historical Society

Next: Marco Island Historical Society

Looking forward to my Florida Talks presentation about the early Cuban exiles with the Marco Island Historical Society on Wednesday. It will be based on my recent oral history book and will be held via Zoom. It should be fun. Thanks to the MIHS and Florida Humanities...

Transcripts Now Online

Transcripts Now Online

Last year I agreed for the University of Miami’s Cuban Heritage Collection to become the repository for the interview recordings, transcripts, and workpapers from my oral history book, “Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away: Memories of Early Cuban Exiles,” which was...

Special holiday offer!

Special holiday offer!

My publisher, the University of Florida Press, is offering a 20 percent holiday discount on my oral history book, “Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away.” It’s good through December 16 and can be applied by ordering the book online direct from www.upress.ufl.edu or calling...

SRO in Tallahassee

SRO in Tallahassee

Standing room only today at Hearth and Soul in Tallahassee for the book event with my friend and former law partner Carlos Alvarez, who is one of the narrators in my oral history book about Cuban exiles, “Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away.” We had a great conversation,...

My Lecture on YouTube

My Lecture on YouTube

In case you missed the livestream of my talk about early Cuban exiles as part of the Florida Lecture Series at Florida Southern College last week, here’s a link that will take you to the video recording of it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7weVCLb-z_U The program...

Now in the Orlando Sentinel

Now in the Orlando Sentinel

I’m so pleased to see that my oral history book about early Cuban exiles, “Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away,” was one of six titles featured by the Orlando Sentinel’s Joy Wallace Dickinson in her holiday gift-giving guide of Florida books. As you can see, my book is...

Great Night in Tampa

Great Night in Tampa

My conversation partner Mary Bebout and I had a great live audience tonight at the Oxford Exchange in Tampa and online for the Florida House Zoom Book Club to discuss my oral history book about early Cuban exiles, “Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away.” I was glad to see...

My Lecture on YouTube

Tune in to YouTube

I’m so pleased to see that my remarks next week as part of the Florida Lecture Series at Florida Southern College in Lakeland will be livestreamed on YouTube. The lecture is based on my oral history book, “Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away: Memories of Early Cuban...

Next: Florida House Virtual Book Club

Next: Florida House Virtual Book Club

I’m all set for the quarterly virtual book club of Florida House in Washington, DC, the home away from home for Floridians in our nation’s capital, to discuss my oral history book about early Cuban exiles, "Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away." I'll be in conversation...