Che: Part One: Che's Criticisms
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  • History → Cuban History → Che Guevara
  • Politics → Political Science → Anti-Imperialism
Ernesto "Che" Guevara criticizes U.S. policy and intervention in Latin America in a speech at the United Nations in 1964. An American representative, and representatives from other Latin American countries, respond to his criticism.

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  1. What is Che's criticism of the United States?
  2. Why does he believe that Cuba can "stand tall" at the assembly?
  3. How does Che justify violence?
  4. How do the other representatives respond?

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