An Air War with Cuba: The United States Radio Campaign by Daniel C. Walsh

By Daniel C. Walsh

for the reason that 1985, Radio Martí, a Radio unfastened Europe–type station, has broadcast American information and propaganda in Cuba. Its sister station, television Martí, debuted in 1990. revered operations at the beginning, Radio and television Marti fell below the impact of the Cuban American nationwide Foundation—a staff of hard-line Cuban exiles—who intensified the anti–Castro rhetoric the stations despatched to the island and promoted its leaders because the heirs to a post–Castro Cuba. notwithstanding the preliminary objective of the 2 stations was once to extend pro–American sentiment one of the island nation’s voters, the stations have succeeded basically in riding the 2 countries additional apart.
This historical past of yankee propaganda broadcasting in Cuba describes how Castro used radio to acquire energy; explores the impression of Radio and television Martí on U.S.-Cuba kin, together with the phenomenon of Cuban rafters; and chronicles the family political struggles to maintain the stations at the air.

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