Collection CHC0548 - Humberto Medrano Collection

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Humberto Medrano Collection


  • 1973-1974 (Creation)


1 Box

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Humberto Medrano (1916-2012) was the former assistant director of the daily newspaper Prensa Librein pre-revolutionary Cuba. In exile in the United States, he served as the director of Radio and TV Martí, federally-funded stations based in Miami that broadcast exclusively to Cuba. He is also the author of several books, including the collections of his writings and opinion columns, Sin patria pero sin amo(1963) and Caminos de papel (Editorial AIP, 1977).

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The Humberto Medrano Collection consists of news crlippings, correspondence, and handwritten letters to and from Humberto Medrano (1916-2012) on the subject of Cuban political prisoners in the 1970s.

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This collection is open for research.

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Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please, contact for more information.

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  • English
  • Spanish

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Gift of Humberto Medrano, 1980.

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CHC5212 Luis J. Botifoll Oral History Project interview with Humberto Medrano.

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