How Did Che Guevara Influence American Culture

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In weeks 9 to 11, the movement we looked at had very similar themes, often regarding things like rebellion and standing up for culture and what a society deems is “right”. We first learned about Che Guevara and how he became an icon to both Latin America and North American culture from Dr Anna Hamling. Her lecture was on the perpective of cultural icons, how people viewed them, and what it took to become an icon. She discussed the ways that people viewed Che, some seeing him as a hero where others saw him as just a tyrant who murdered anybody who got in his way.
Our next lecture involved Dr. Allan Reid, Samizdat, and the Soviet Union. Samizdat was the cultivation of numerous forms of artists who wanted to express their forms (music, literature,

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