Author Archive for Reid Palmer

Robert Capa, Spain, and D-Day

June 13, 2012
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Robert Capa, Spain, and D-Day

Robert Capa's start as a war photographer in the Spanish Civil War and his later career are discussed in the "Photographers on Photography" series on the Imaging Resources website.
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Café Gijón, favorite haunt of Hemingway, Dali, to be sold

June 13, 2012
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Café Gijón, favorite haunt of Hemingway, Dali, to be sold

Café Gijón, the famed salon in Madrid now faces closure in the wake of financial difficulties.
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Mac-Paps article spurs controversy in Canada

June 8, 2012
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Mac-Paps article spurs controversy in Canada

An article last month about the fate of veterans who fought with the Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion by Canadian author Terrence Rundle West has spurred new discussion over whether the Mac-Paps should be honored in Remembrance Day celebrations or if their cause is unworthy of remembrance as they traveled to Spain against the direct wishes...
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ALBA honors Lincoln Brigader, Activists

June 8, 2012
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ALBA honors Lincoln Brigader, Activists

The Abraham Lincoln Brigades Archives celebrated the Brigade's 76th anniversary last Sunday in Berkeley, California by honoring Lincoln Brigader Delmer Berg, and activists Kate Doyle and Fredy Peccerelli.
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Legacy of the Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion in Canada

May 31, 2012
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Legacy of the Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion in Canada

The 75th Anniversary of the Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion spurs discussion over the fate of Canadian Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War. More found here.
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BBC interviews Basque refugees

May 25, 2012
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BBC interviews Basque refugees

BBC Mundo released a short video interviewing three of the Basque children who were sent to England 75 years ago.
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This Sunday: Abraham Lincoln Brigade Celebration in Bay Area

May 25, 2012
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This Saturday, ALBA celebrates the 76th reunion of the Lincoln Brigade at a special event in Berkeley, CA.
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