The Guilfordian

Comedian Ben Turin examines the Guatemalan Coup of 1954

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

April 7, 2020

On January 16, in the Joseph M. Bryan Jr. Auditorium, historical comedian Ben Turin presented “1954,” a comedic examination of whether the United States is living in a post-truth era. Turin began by discussing the Guatemalan coup of 1954, which was driven by American banana industries and yet, occu...