Che Guevara

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Cuban revolutionary leader Che Guevara was born June 14, 1928. He travelled widely in South and Central America, and witnessed the rampant poverty and oppression. This experience paired with his interest in Marxism gave him the idea that the only way to solve the issues of South and Central America was armed revolution.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Che Guevara once said, "Many Vietnams will bring down America." 00:01

  2. Hear a letter written by Guevara to Castro, over real footage: 01:28

  3. "I leave no possessions for my family, which I'm proud of." -Che Guevara 04:26

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