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Summary: INDEPENDENCE FIGHTER. Lifetime advocate for Puerto Rico’s independence, Rafael Cancel Miranda was imprisoned for 25 years after a nationalist commando attack on the U.S. Congress on March 1st of 1954. This edition offers an exclusive interview with Cancel Miranda, now in his 80’s, as this legendary figure recollects the events fifty nine years ago and his years in maximum security prison, and reflects on his life of nationalist struggle. Guest: Rafael Cancel Miranda, Political Activist, Former Political Prisoner, and Member, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, Mayaguez, PR.