National Affairs: Congratulations

The Deputies of Leftist Spain's Cortes evaded Rightist bombers long enough to hold a parliamentary session last week in the ancient monastery of Montserrat above Barcelona. They were mildly surprised to hear a message congratulating them on a "stirring example to all democratic peoples" signed by 60 members of the U. S. Congress, whose Neutrality Act they blame for keeping them short of munitions. Far from mild was the reaction felt in Washington when the Spanish Embassy released the message and Catholic groups over the U. S. indignantly demanded an explanation from the 26 Senators and 34 Representatives who signed it....

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