CHAPTER III
PROPAGANDA AND ITS EFFECTS

A MASSIVE PROPAGANDA campaign led people to believe that the designation of "Communist," "anti-American," and "anti- democratic" which we applied to the acts of the "26th of July" movement, were due to our desire to find support for our government. When we pointed concretely to certain comrades of Fidel Castro, and to him, as radical individuals who favored Russia and Communist China against the United States and her allies, our sincerity was doubted.* To our calls to vigilance, they responded with the formidable weapon of their slogans, and the world was soon filled with taunts against our regime, which truly defended the democratic peace of the Continent. We were not--nor are we now--anti-Communist by necessity, as are those who follow the path of nepotism and despotism, contrary to human dignity and the sentiments of the people. Our first aim was to save the country from chaos, and the nation observed with pleasure the fall of the Prío Government, which had disgraced it. Then we wished to set up procedures by which the country could decide its destiny at the polls. Vigorous opposition against the Government of the "10th of March" arose, and he Government respected this opposition. Press, radio and tele-

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All the front-line Communists, such as Blas Roca and Lázaro Pefia, have returned to Havana. Communist leader Juan Marinello went to Moscow to inform about the Cuban revolution and discuss future policies. Mrs. Phillips said in her book Cuba, Island of Paradox, as far back as 1959, that it is evident that the Communists belong to the inner circle of the Castro regime and that their infiltration in the labor unions has paid good dividends.

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