Foreign News: Judge's Trial

For over 30 years Eduardo Barriobero was a Clarence Darrow of Spain. Brilliant, provocative, radical, he pleaded many a completely hopeless case and was never happier than when he had a political martyr to defend. Violently anticlerical and stanchly antimonarchist, he could have stepped right out of a Blasco Ibañez novel. He was such an individualist that no pat modern political name-calling would fit him, no government could have suited him. More a syndicalist than anything else, he belonged to the fast dwindling group of Spanish Federalists.

Shortly after the war started se४r Barriobero...

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