Fulgencio Batista Zaldivar 
(Jan. 16, 1901-Aug. 7, 1973)

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Batista as a teenage railroad brakeman


The leaders of the 1933 Revolution: Dr. Ramón Grau, Sergio Carbó and
Sgt. Fulgencio Batista 
September 1933

 
 
 
Batista, Col. Juan Blas Hernández, and President Grau in Havana,
October 1933
With Afro-Cuban bodyguards, Camp Columbia,
Nov. 1933

 
 
 

SPEECHES:
Fulgencio Batista audio speech (Abril 1956)
Batista speech written by Edmund Chester (December 1958)
 

SUPPORTERS:
Jose M. Garcia "El hombre del cuadro"
Margarita de la Cotera

DISSERTATION
McGuigan, Michael P. Fulgencio Batista's Economic Policies, 1952-1958 (2012)
The Architect of the Cuban State: Fulgencio Batista and Populism in Cuba, 1937-1940 Journal of Latin American Studies (May, 2000), pp. 435-459.
 

ARTICLES:
Batista Is Accused of Having Red Aides (New York Times, Aug. 28, 1940, 4)
Friend of Batista Slain, New York Times, March 16, 1945, 6
Batista Visits Chicago, New York Times, March 26, 1945, 13
Batista Seeks Mexican Divorce, New York Times, Sept. 7, 1945, 8
Batista's Divorce Granted, New York Times, Nov. 11, 1945, 20
Former Cuban President Greets Bride, New York Times, Dec. 6, 1945, 9
Asks Senate Try Batista (New York Times, Dec. 13, 1945, 13)
Reciben los comunistas instrucciones para votar la candidatura senatorial del ex Presidente Fulgencio Batista (Diario de la Marina, abril 7, 1948, 14)
Senator from Daytona (Time, April 12, 1948)
Alicia Alonso le agradece a Batista donacion de $50 (Diario de la Marina, enero 6, 1949, 8)
Batista Sworn as Cuba's President (N. Y. Times, Feb. 25, 1955, 4)
Batista Charges Castro is a Red (N. Y. Times, March 11, 1957)
Batista at Work (Newsweek, March 24, 1952, pages 60, 62)
Batista Lives in Constant Fear of  Bullet (Miami Herald, Oct. 25, 1959)
Batista Watches Cuba (N. Y. Times, April 19, 1961)
'Lift Flag' Batista Tells Pals (Miami Herald, May 31, 1963)
'Too Much Enthusiasm for Russia' Disturbs Batista in Portugal Refuge (Miami Herald, Oct. 11, 1963)
Batista: 'Four-Bit' Dictator Entertains at Tea (Miami Herald, Oct. 13, 1963)
No Batista Visa, Says State Dept. (Miami Herald, Jan. 14, 1964)
Sons of late Cuban dictator meet at Cuban Museum (Miami Herald, June 24, 1999)
Salvaged papers shed light on former Cuban dictator (Miami Herald, Aug. 17, 2000)
Despierta singular interés vida y obra de Batista (El Nuevo Herald, May 3, 2008)
Batista trató inútilmente de entrar a Estados Unidos (El Nuevo Herald, May 11, 2008)
Somoza envió las últimas armas a Batista (El Nuevo Herald, May 12, 2008)