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José Ignacio Rasco, Cuban lawyer, intellectual and politician, was a founder and leader of the Partido Democrático Cristiano (Democratic Christian Party) and other Cuban anti-communist organizations, both in Cuba and in exile. Born in Havana, Cuba, Rasco attended Colegio Belén and later graduated from law school at the University of Havana. Leaving Cuba for exile in the United States in 1960, Rasco first worked as an economist at the Interamerican Development Bank and later as Development Director for Colegio Belén in Miami, Florida.
Rasco continued to be very active in the exile version of el Partido Democrático Cristiano and also regularly published on topics of Cuban history, politicis and diaspora in newspapers, magazines and journals; and continued Jorge Mañach's work on Radio Martí's Universidad del Aire. Rasco passed away at age 88 in Miami, Florida in October, 2013.
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CHC5212 Luis J. Botifoll Oral History Project interview with José Ignacio Rasco.
Information about related materials is available at http://merrick.library.miami.edu/cdm/ref/collection/chc5212/id/496
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