Ernest Hemingway was born in Oak Park, IL, but found his true home in Cuba, where he wrote some of his greatest works. Fifty years after his death, his publisher’s granddaughter embarked on a quest to find Hemingway’s lost papers, leading to an unprecedented collaboration between Cuba and the United States to preserve a trove of never-before-seen letters and documents.
Jenny Phillips, cultural anthropologist, filmmaker, writer, and psychotherapist; the granddaughter of legendary editor Maxwell Perkins, Ernest Hemingway’s renowned editor and close friend
Jim McGovern, currently serving his eighth term in Congress. He is Minority Whip and co-chairs the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission and the House Hunger Caucus.