Thoughts on the Eve of Returning to Cubaby Walter Lippmann Tlatelolco, Mexico, Saturday, September 3, 2016 Later this morning I’ll be off to Havana via Interjet, a Mexican airline which flies regularly. “Father, forgive me, for I have sinned:” It’s been nine months since my last time down, in December 2015. I’m looking forward to seeing […]
My father took me to Cuba in the summer of 1956. He and his parents had lived in Cuba as German-Jewish exiles from Nazi Germany from 1939-1942. They had been refused entry to the United States, and had to wait in Cuba for permission to finally be granted.
Here’s a photo taken today, September 8, 2015 Bandages removed. Scabbing gone. This is what I look like today.No, I’m not asleep. Just wanted you to see my eyelids. Walter Lippmann