SPAIN: Out of Mothballs

Weakest leg of the three-legged stool (army, church & Falange) which supports General Franco in power is the Falange. Thirteen years of political stock-jobbery have riddled the Falange like a colander. Recently, seeking American aid, Franco has played down the role of the party that was once his pride & joy. But last week, his quest for money, military aid and international friendship beginning to seem fruitless, Franco decided to build up the Falange again.

The idea was first put forward by mustachioed Pascual Marin, fanatical young (35) Falange boss of Segovia: take...

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