SPAIN: Esprit de Corps

From "private sources" in London, a New York Timesman got this masterpiece of antiseptic journalese last week:

". . . At an Epiphany dinner given by General Francisco Franco in the Royal Palace in Madrid to the heads of diplomatic missions . . . U.S. Ambassador [Carlton J. H.] Hayes, who has usually got along amicably enough with General Franco, got into a talk with the General that was said to have developed disagreeably. It was reported to have begun when General Franco remarked to the Ambassador that all Free French were Communists. Dr. Hayes was said to have replied...

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