The end of the Franco era in Spain is near. Just how near no one can say, for the dictator has proved himself immensely durable. Almost a quarter of a century has passed since El Caudillo defeated the Republicans in Spain's bloody Civil War and built his stern, stable military regime in the proud, suffering land. Today, he seems as confident as ever that the regime can go on forever. But all the signs dispute him. There is in Spain a ferment and unrest that signals change ahead.
The fourth bomb in a week exploded...