A mural featuring Fidel Castro shaking hands with American author Ernest Hemingway, left, at a parking lot in Havana, Cuba. Idaho scholar Marty Peterson and Sen. John McCain were Hemingway fans, and Peterson got McCain’s help preserving Hemingway’s Cuban estate.
A mural featuring Fidel Castro shaking hands with American author Ernest Hemingway, left, at a parking lot in Havana, Cuba. Idaho scholar Marty Peterson and Sen. John McCain were Hemingway fans, and Peterson got McCain’s help preserving Hemingway’s Cuban estate. Ramon Espinosa AP
A mural featuring Fidel Castro shaking hands with American author Ernest Hemingway, left, at a parking lot in Havana, Cuba. Idaho scholar Marty Peterson and Sen. John McCain were Hemingway fans, and Peterson got McCain’s help preserving Hemingway’s Cuban estate. Ramon Espinosa AP

They had Hemingway in common. So John McCain put politics aside to help this Idahoan.

August 27, 2018 03:12 PM