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President announces plans to normalize relations with Cuba

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As we’ve been hearing, historic news today regarding US-Cuban relations. President Obama and Raul Castro made a joint announcements about restoring diplomatic relations after more than five decades. Time will tell how this plays out for Cuban and American interests. Ultimately, this is about people. As President Obama said, young Cuban-American and their families have been separated for generations. Chicagoan and Cuban-American, Anthonia Morales-Pita, teaches international political economy. He joins our conversation.

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