SPAIN: Redhead's Exit

For years, redhaired, two-fisted Luisa Maria, Duchess of Valencia, had been the passionate leader of Avanzadilla Monarquica, most active faction among Spanish monarchists. Conservative royalists called her too "noisy" and undiplomatic. Time & again, Franco's police fined or jailed her. She was so used to being arrested that she kept a "prison kit" always in readiness containing toilet articles and a pair of silk pajamas.

The handsome, 34-year-old Duchess, arrested again last February on charges of conspiring against the security of the state, was acquitted at a trial two weeks ago (TIME,...

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