When President Obama touched down in Cuba on Sunday, he became the first American president to visit the island nation since Calvin Coolidge traveled there 88 years ago.

Joined by his family and more than three dozen members of Congress, Obama’s historic visit this week is intended to solidify

Source:: The Lowdown

The U.S. and Cuba: A Brief History of A Complicated Relationship [Interactive Timeline] 8 March,2017Matthew Green

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Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

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