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Program name: Cuba, Past to Present: An American's View from Havana
Program category: History
Media- Photography
Multicultural- Other
Program length: 90-120 minutes
Audience level: Adult
Audience size: Unlimited
Program description: Chris Cloonan walks the audience through the fascinating history of Cuba- Fidel Castro, Bay of Pigs, Cuban Missile Crisis, to the opening with President Obama and the changes under President Trump. He also discusses his time living in Havana as an American, something rarely seen. He answers your questions about travel, history, and contemporary Cuba. Chris holds an MA in Cuban Studies and recently founded his own Cuban travel company.
Space/special requirements: Projector, microphone
Travel restrictions: None
Program fee: $101- $200
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? Yes
Notes about the fee: My rates increase to cover travel costs off of Long Island depending on the distance
Other notes: My program can be tailored to the audience. I can speak to teens and college students about studying abroad, or older audiences about travel specifically. I am also available to do history lectures. My program is non-partisan.
Regions this program
can be performed in:
South Central
Capital District
North Country
Long Island
Program last updated: 12/11/2018
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: Christopher Cloonan
Phone: 6314871614
Mailing address: 39 FELWAY DR
CORAM, NY 11727
E-mail address:
Previous appearances at: Stony Brook University, Longwood Library, East Islip Library, Port Jefferson Library, Cold Spring Harbor Library
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 12/11/2018


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