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HNN Hot Topic: Fidel Castro

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Humberto Fontova: Castro's Plan to Attack Macy's the Day After Thanksgiving, 1962

Humberto Fontova: Movie Critics Aghast at Andy Garcia's 'The Lost City' for telling the truth