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07/01/1959 The United States recognizes the new Cuban government

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A brief history of America and Cuba

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Fidel Castro's Death Impact on Cuba

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Fidel Castro Interview on Ed Sullivan - 1959

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Fidel Castro on his beard, free election & gambling (1959) - BBC News

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Fidel Castro in his own words

U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower officially recognized the new Cuban government after six days revolutionary forces overthrew a dictatorship in Cuba that had been headed by Fulgencio Batista. The main reason was to work with a new regime. Despite the fact that existed concerns about communist leanings of Fidel Castro.