october, 2018

6oct3:00 pm- 5:00 pmVoices from Mariel – Oral Histories of the 1980 Cuban Boatlift

Event Details

“Between April and September 1980, more than 125,000 Cuban refugees fled their homeland, seeking freedom from Fidel Castro’s dictatorship. Dr. José Manuel García, author of Voices from Mariel, emigrated on the Mariel boatlift as a teenager and will discuss stories from this powerful moment in history.”

Guests can enjoy a screening of the Voices from Mariel documentary after a book sale and signing.

Time

(Saturday) 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

Location

Orange County Library -

7255 Della Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

Organizer

Orange County Library System407.835.7323 7391 W. Colonial Dr., Orlando FL 32818

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