SPAIN: Decline & Fall?

The next dictator to fall"or the one after the next"may be Spain's Francisco Franco. Spain's political exiles, down the long list of factions from Monarchists to Communists, last week made plans on the hope that the decline of Hitler and the fall of Mussolini would pave the way for them to unseat Franco.

In Mexico ambitious Diego Martínez-Barrio, last president of Spain's Republican Cortes, presided over a meeting of four factions: Izquierda Republicana (Republican Left), Unión Republicana, Catalána Esquerra (Catalan Left), Partido Nacionalista Basco (Basque Nationalists). Main agreement: that the last president...

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