SPAIN: No. 2 1

During a trip to Spain, TIME Correspondent Charles Christian Wertenbaker turned from the depressing political situation to matters of life & death in the afternoon. His report on the state of Spanish bullfighting:

The crowded, sleepless, dance-filled, dust-filled, wine-filled week of the festival of San Fermin at Pamplona is the climax of Spain's bullfighting year. Last week Spain's greatest season of the corrida in a generation came to a great climax. When the toro malo, the bad one with 21 painted on his side, lay dead in the sand, the aficionados had...

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