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Manuel Rivas’s new Spanish Civil War novel translated

March 12, 2010
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Amanda Hopkinson in The Independent: "Essentially, this is the account of one day in the first year of the war, 19th August 1936, when pyres of books were assembled and abused by posses of Falangists on the beaches of Galicia, and its aftermath."
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Miseries of Franco’s forced labour camps revealed

March 12, 2010
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Graham Keeley in the London Times: "Today, for the first time, relatives of those held in the camps will discover how an army of faceless civil servants made sure that the books were balanced — evoking comparisons with the efficiency of their Nazi counterparts — when hundreds of files go on display at...
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LA Times in Defense of Garzón

March 9, 2010
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LA Times in Defense of Garzón

Last month, the Los Angeles Times came in defense of Baltasar Garzón, the investigative magistrate from Spain who is threatened with suspension because of his attempt to investigate crimes against humanity committed under Francoism.
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El País Covers ALBA’s Role in Photo Mystery

March 9, 2010
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El País highlights ALBA's investigative work on a gift for President Obama. Click here for an English translation.
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Matti Mattson, Citizen of Spain

January 18, 2010
Matti Mattson, Citizen of Spain

Last August, Matti Mattson became the third surviving Lincoln vet to acquire Spanish citizenship. (Video)
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New Jersey Teachers Keep the Memory Alive

January 18, 2010

The history of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade has all but been forgotten in American high schools, with history textbooks barely making mention of these “premature anti-fascists.” But over the last two years, 33 students from the Bergen County Academies, a magnet high school in Hackensack, New Jersey, have opted to learn more about the...
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