Foreign News: Trotskyist Trial

In Barcelona last week opened a political trial so engrossing that even a major air raid, even, the shattering concussion of bombs which exploded a few hundred yards from the courtroom did not distract the judges, prisoners or spectators. In an atmosphere electric with hate and Spanish passion, Andrés Nin was at last put on trial in absentia. Andrés Nin's small, blonde Russian wife or widow had a ringside spectator's seat.

According to Leon Trotsky, whose faithful secretary Andrés Nin was in Russia during the Revolution, there is little if any doubt that Mr....

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