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  • Voces on PBS

VOCES ON PBS | Unfinished Spaces | PBS

Duration: 00:31
Program: Voces on PBS #103
Broadcast Date: Sep. 10, 2012

In 1961, in the heady first days of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro asked three visionary architects to build the Cuban National Arts Schools on what had been the golf course of a country club. Before construction was completed, the Revolution became Sovietized, and suddenly the project was denounced as bourgeois and counter-revolutionary. These radical, magnificent buildings become a prism through which we see the turbulent, ever-shifting history of Castro's Cuba and follow the fates of the three architects, now in their 80s, who may get a second chance to revitalize their utopian project. Premieres Friday, October 12, 2012, 10:00-11:00 pm ET

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Post Date: September 10, 2012