Che Guevara with Laura Berguist (interview date 9 April 1963)
SOURCE: An interview in Look, Vol. 27, No. 7, April 9, 1963, pp. 26-7.
[In the following excerpt, Berguist probes Guevara's views on Marxism, world politics, and social reform in Cuba.]
[Berguist]: Many early Castro supporters certainly didn't have today's Marxist-oriented revolution in mind. When you were fighting in the Sierra Maestra mountains, was this the future Cuba you envisioned?
[Guevera]: Yes, though I could not have predicted certain details of development.
Could you personally have worked with a government that was leftist but less "radical"—government that nationalized certain industries, but left areas open...
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