Bacardi rum was once synonymous with Cuba. But after Castro’s rise to power, the Bacardi family went into exile and moved its operations off of the island. Today, they own one of the world’s largest family-owned spirit companies in the world. Tom Gjelten traces the rise of the Bacardi family and offers insights into what role it may play in a post-Fidel Cuba.

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  • Tom Gjelten Correspondent, NPR, and author of 'Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba: The Biography of a Cause.'

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