SPAIN: Fillip for Franco

Ever since his great & good friends, Hitler & Mussolini, went down history's drain, Spain's Francisco Franco has suffered an international ostracism. In 1947, Argentina's Evita Perón broke into his loneliness with a spectacular visit. Last week it happened again—in double measure and double pleasure for Spain's plump dictator.

First, the U.S. Navy dropped in. Then came the wily Abdullah, King of Hashimite Jordan.

Yankee Ships. For the first time since before the Spanish civil war, a visiting squadron of four U.S. warships (cruisers Columbus and Juneau, destroyers Stribling and Bordelon) steamed into the harbor of El Ferrol, where Francisco Franco was...

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