Josip Broz Tito and Che Guevara Speak
HISTORY, 30 Jan 2023
In 1959, Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito received the members of the Cuba Goodwill Mission led by Dr. Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara. Philosopher and Cabinet member of the Progressive International, Srećko Horvat introduces the historic Tito-Che conversation, contextualizing it in the history of the Non-Aligned Movement and Yugoslavia-Cuba relations.
Introduction: Learning is the starting point of internationalism
1. Explanation: “Since this conversation won’t be published in the press…”
2. Explanation: How Selassie overshadowed Che
A glance into the pragmatism of two revolutionaries
The diplomacy of Non-Alignment before NAM
Agrarian reform, weapons, and the economy
“We came to Yugoslavia to learn”
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