SPAIN: Landslide to the Right

Idealists to their hot Spanish core, the revolutionists who sent King Alfonso XIII flying for his life could do no less than give Spanish women the right to vote. Last week they wished they had given them almost anything else. Too late Don Manuel Azana, a fiery feminist during his 20 dictatorial months as Premier of a Socialist Coalition government, remembered the words of the smart British-blooded spinster he made Minister of Prisons, Senorita Victoria Kent: "Spanish women are not prepared for the ballot yet."

In their own estimation Spanish women were more...

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