Join us for an emotional look into the lives of the former unaccompanied Cuban children of Operation Pedro Pan as they share personal stories of this historic mass exodus. Hear from those who experienced it.
Dr. José Azel, senior scholar at the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami and the author of the book Mañana in Cuba. Arrived to the United States in 1961; he was 13 years old.
Elena Muller Garcia, director of Parish Social Ministry in Catholic Charities, Diocese of Palm Beach. Arrived to the United States in 1962; she was 13 years old.
Dr. Carlos Eire, T. Lawrason Riggs Professor of History and Religious Studies at Yale University and author of the award winning book Waiting for Snow in Havana and Learning to Die in Miami. Arrived to the United States in 1962; he was 11 years old.
Antonio “Tony” Argiz, chairman and CEO of MBAF, one of the top 40 accounting firms in the nation, and immediate past chair of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. Arrived to the United States in 1961; he was 9 years old.
Moderator: Dr. Victor A. Triay, Cuban American historian and writer, author of Fleeing Castro: Operation Pedro Pan and the Cuban Childrens Program and Bay of Pigs: An Oral History of Brigade 2506.
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