SPAIN: Coming Out of Quarantine

Gradually, Francisco Franco's Spain has been emerging from the Nazi-Fascist doghouse in which it was locked at the end of World War II. In 1946 the U.N. passed a resolution that member states withdraw their ambassadors from Madrid, and that Spain be denied any affiliation with U.N. agencies. In 1950 the resolution was repealed, and Spain is now a member of UNESCO and six other U.N. agencies. Last week U.N. Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold went a little further: after repeated proddings from Madrid, he invited Spain to send an official observer to the...

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