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Posted 09.26.13 | PERMALINK | ESSAY

Liz Ševčenko: Forgetting Guantánamo, Again



Left: Sign erected after the U.S. Navy disconnected the base from the Cuban water supply system, 1964, in response to Fidel Castro accusing the base of stealing water from the Yateras Water Plant. Right: Breaking ground on water desalinization plant, 1964. [Photos courtesy of the U.S. Naval Historical Center]

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ABOUT THE ESSAY

Forgetting Guantánamo, Again
On Places, a gallery of photos from the Guantánamo Public Memory Project examining the naval base’s long role in American policy and politics.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Liz Ševčenko directs the Guantánamo Public Memory Project from Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights.
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