Letters: Jun. 29, 1962

The Reign in Spain

Sir:

As one who has lived in Spain and maintains a keen interest in its life and problems, I found your treatment of that troubled country judicious and accurate.

The Franco regime is an ugly, if somewhat mellowed, relic of the fascist era, and with its denial of basic civil liberties cannot really be acceptable to the new Western European community, founded on respect for human rights. The problem is, however, that ostracism may have the effect of solidifying popular support for Franco, as it did under the ill-fated U.N....

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