SPAIN: Amnesty in Interregnum

Out of jails all over Spain and across frontiers they poured last week. 9,000 monarchists, clericals, politicians. Some of them had been behind bars or exiled two years, when tousle-haired President Alcala Zamora finally signed Spain's bitterly argued political amnesty bill. Greatest excitement took place before the gates of Cadiz Military Prison where a cheering crowd of bullfighters, waiters and young aristocrats assembled to welcome paunchy General José Sanjurjo, sentenced to death in 1932 for his abortive attempt to stage a monarchist revolution in Andalusia.

"The news is the most welcome I...

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