The Press: Censorship in Spain

In Madrid last week, New York Timesman Sam Pope Brewer left his press card at the Spanish Ministry of Education for the renewal required every six months. Next day, Reporter Brewer was summoned to the ministry, told that his press credentials had been canceled because his reporting, and the Times's "attitude," had been "generally biased and unfair toward Spain." He was told he would have to leave Spain by June 6.

To Brewer and the six other U.S. correspondents in Madrid,* the news confirmed their suspicions that the Spanish government, which protests it...

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