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  • Educator Alex Gendler
  • Director Brett Underhill
  • Animator Brett Underhill
  • Illustrator Brett Underhill
  • Associate Producer Elizabeth Cox, Jessica Ruby
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Addison Anderson


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Che’s account of his path to revolution in The Motorcycle Diaries has become a classic, and was even adapted into film. His early journals also provide more insight into his thinking. The human rights abuses of the Cuban Revolution and Castro’s regime have been extensively documented. Criticism of Che has also come from the left and the right.

Declassified documents from the National Security Archive provide an inside look into the events that led to his death. Finally, see how Che’s memory lives on in Cuba today.