SPAIN: One Word

While the U.N. has been pondering the question whether Francisco Franco is or is not a gangster (see INTERNATIONAL), the Generalissimo has been trying in various ways to prove he is no such thing. In Madrid last week, with Franco's broad-minded consent, a book of memoirs by Carlton J. H. Hayes, U.S. Ambassador to Spain from 1942 to the end of 1944, was published in Spanish translation.

Dr. Hayes, a history professor at Columbia, has often said that he is against all forms of totalitarianism. Nevertheless, in his Wartime Mission in Spain (published in English last year), Hayes could make...

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