The Press: Last Editions

Before the civil war Madrid had 16 daily newspapers. Last week Madrid had four. Latest of the long list of Spanish papers suppressed by powerful Minister of the Interior Ramón Serrano Suñer was the once-great A. B. C., which stayed Monarchist to the end.

Founded by Don Torcuato Luca de Tena, who was made a marqués for his work, A. B. C. was long considered Spain's No. 1 newspaper. During the World War A. B. C. built a great new printing establishment and Don Torcuato never bothered to deny rumors that it was paid for by the Central Powers. After the peaceful...

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