Listen, Yankee, Why Cuba Matters -Monday, May 18, 2015
Serendipity was at play when Thomas Hayden started writing Listen, Yankee in 2013. While charting the tense, decades-long relationship between the United States and Cuba, he speculated that major changes were just around the corner. By the time the book went to publication, his prediction proved correct. A social activist, Hayden’s secondary goal was to “understand the long history of the sixties generation through the prism of the Cuban Revolution and the American response.