Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life - Chapter 19-20 Summary & Analysis

Jon Lee Anderson
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Chapter 19-20 Summary and Analysis

Che and his troops were on the move in September. The government began a propaganda campaign against Che's communism. They arrived in Escambray in October and prepared for the elections to be held in two weeks. The rebels were gaining popularity among the Cuban people. They had an offensive planned for the election and attacked radio stations in Havana, as well as the airport. Fidel remained in the Sierra Maestra working on the various reforms and programs for which he was calling. They had plans to disrupt the elections, and as a result of their actions, voter turnout was less than thirty percent. They were also determined that the February 24 inauguration of President-Elect Rivero Aguero would not take place.

Che built a new base at Cabeilete de Casas and new recruits arrived, some sent by the PSP. He was...

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