Museum Forum: Bay of Pigs Invasion 7/27/13

Museum Forum: Bay of Pigs Invasion
Saturday, 07/27/2013 – 11:00 am –
Flag-and-Soldiers-copyCoral Gables Library
3443 Segovia Street,
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
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HistoryMiami in partnership with the Miami-Dade Public Library System present Museum Forum: Bay of Pigs Invasion. Hear witness accounts and take part in a fascinating discussion with experts from this historic event.

Panelists:

Humberto J. Cortina
President & Founder of HJC Consultants, former Florida State Representative and radio talk show host for WAQI Radio Mambi, Univision Radio. Cortina was born in Havana, Cuba, and fled to the U.S. in 1960. He is a veteran of the Bay of Pigs invasion.

Captain Amado Cantillo
President of the Cuban Pilots Association and active member of Brigade 2506, Capt. Cantillo was one of the first men to land on Giron Beach. He has conducted more than 30 clandestine missions to Cuba as part of the commando group, Brigade 2506.

Enrique Encinosa
Born in Havana, Cuba, Enrique Encinosa arrived in Miami as a Cuban refugee in 1961. He is an author, former journalist and on-air personality for 25 years with Univision Radio, the U.S. Information Agency and local radio stations in South Florida.

Bilingual (Eng/Spanish) program
Free to the public

The Museum Forum Series is presented with the support of Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, the Cultural Affairs Council, the Mayor and the Board of County Commissioners.

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