In this episode we return to the Cold War and discuss yet another controversial political figure - Fidel Castro, the revolutionary firebrand who came to power in Cuba in the late 1950s.
To some he’s a tyrant, and to others, he’s the hero who deposed a corrupt regime and defied America for decades. We’re joined by a very special guest, the historian and journalist Tony Perrottet. Tony is the author of several non-fiction books including Cuba Libre: Che, Fidel and the Improbable Revolution That Changed World History. He’s also a contributing editor at the Smithsonian Magazine in Washington, and has written for media outlets including The New York T