SPAIN: A Matter of Conscience

"Spain is a festering sore on the conscience of the Western powers." So writes Emmet John Hughes in the best-informed book* yet published on post-civil-war Spain. The present U.S. attitude toward Franco, says Author Hughes, "can only hasten the likelihood of civil war and facilitate the rapid growth of Communism in Spain. . . . The Western democracies have failed to evolve and express a clear, purposeful policy that would free Spain's democratic forces from the deadly Fascist-Communist cross fire in which they have been placed."

Part of this cross fire comes...

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