In February 1962, President Kennedy asked his aide Pierre Salinger to quickly — and quietly — obtain 1,000 Cuban cigars. The nervous underling managed to buy up 1,200; when he informed JFK the next morning, the president smiled and, according to Salinger, immediately signed the "decree banning all Cuban products from the United States." Since then, critics have contended that the embargo provision of the "Trading with the Enemy" act punishes ordinary Cuban citizens more than the repressive Castro regime. Sizing up this absurd Goliath vs. David grudge match between the U.S. and Cuba, multimedia artist Duke Riley took matters into his own hands and tucked them under the wings of some... More >>>