SPAIN: Three Years

Last week celebrations all over Spain reminded Spaniards that three years had passed since General Franco flew from the Canary Islands to Morocco to launch the Civil War. The anniversary of the revolt was a bright, cool day that ended a heat wave. At the lunch hour, factory workers listened to the reading of decrees announcing a "fiesta for the exaltation of labor" and promising wages high enough to give the "humble classes" access to culture. All over Spain there were prayers and parades, masses and mass meetings, chants and cheers for Francisco...

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