James Cason marched past the hostile glares of Cuba's minister of interior and a handful of generals gathered inside the air control tower at Havana's José Martí International Airport. It was early in the morning on April 1, 2003, and the officials didn't say a word to the blue-eyed, gray-haired Yankee who, in his first year as head of the U.S. Interests Section, had gloriously succeeded in getting under Fidel Castro's beard by daring to deliver U.S.-branded democracy to... More >>>
Courtesy of James Cason
When he graduated from Virginia's Fairfax High School in 1962, Cason (center) was voted "Most Likely to Be Ambassador to Uganda."