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History in 60: Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away


Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away: Memories of Early Cuban Exiles by David Powell recounts the first-person stories of people who witnessed the arrival of 600,000 Cuban refugees who came to the United States between 1959 and 1973. During the event, Powell will be joined by fellow author and noted Florida historian Gary Mormino, Ph.D., to discuss why so many left, how families prepared, and what they faced when they reached U.S. soil. Plus, find out how lessons learned during this daunting immigration crisis can be applied today.

History in 60 is a candid discussion with authors David Powell and Gary Mormino on Wednesday, June 15 at noon in the Tampa Bay History Center’s TECO Learning Center. Free, but registration is required.

Events Details:

Date/time: June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Presented By:

David Powell, Author Gary Mormino, Author

Event Fee:

Free

Event Type:

In-person

Event Contact:

Event Contact:

Nancy Dalence
Phone:
(813) 675-8983
Email:
ndalence@tampabayhistorycenter.org

Venue Information:

Event Venue:

Tampa Bay History Center
801 Water Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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