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El antisepulcro

March 13, 2015
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El antisepulcro

A Clemente Bernad
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Poem by M. Rivas: The Anti-Sepulcher El antisepulcro

March 13, 2015
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<i>Poem by M. Rivas:</i> The Anti-Sepulcher <i>El antisepulcro</i>

A poem by the Spanish writer Manuel Rivas, who nominated the Association for the Recovery of Historical Memory for this year's ALBA/Puffin Award. Photography by Clemente Bernad.
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Untreated Memories: Franco’s Disappeared

March 13, 2015
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Untreated Memories: Franco’s Disappeared

Some 114,000 Spaniards lay in unmarked mass graves strewn all over the Iberian Peninsula. Only Cambodia has more densely populated killing fields. These are not men and women killed at the front during the Spanish Civil War (1936-39); they are victims of systematic extrajudicial assassinations carried out by Francoist forces during and after that...
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Faces of ALBA: Dale Hueber

December 17, 2014
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<i>Faces of ALBA:</i> Dale Hueber

Florida educator Dale Hueber did not follow the usual path to teaching history.
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The Spaniards who helped liberate Paris

December 17, 2014
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The Spaniards who helped liberate Paris

Graphic novelist Paco Roca worked with ALBA’s Bob Coale to chronicle the odyssey of “La Nueve,” the company of Spanish Republicans who fought the Nazis with General LeClerc.
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Mind-boggling lies: Preston on Carrillo

December 17, 2014
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Mind-boggling lies: Preston on Carrillo

Preston’s revealing exposé of Carrillo’s ruthless rise to power within the Party—a career strewn with lies, crimes, and betrayals—destroyed the positive image that Carrillo had managed to build in the wake of the democratic Transition.
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The politics of Spanish resistance: Carrillo in France, 1944

December 17, 2014
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The politics of Spanish resistance: Carrillo in France, 1944

Paul Preston’s new biography of Santiago Carrillo, the legendary Spanish Communist leader, stirred up serious controversy when it came out in Spain last year. In this exclusive excerpt, Preston recounts Carrillo's involvement in the 1944 attempt to invade Spain from France.
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When writers and poets took sides

September 10, 2014
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When writers and poets took sides

IBMT conference focuses on cultural impact and legacy of the war in Spain
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Felicia Browne: The first British casualty in Spain

September 10, 2014
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Felicia Browne: The first British casualty in Spain

Artist’s short life to be remembered on special IBMT trip to Aragon Front
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Faces of ALBA: Bruce Barthol

September 9, 2014
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Faces of ALBA: Bruce Barthol

Bruce Barthol, long-time band leader at ALBA events, was the original bass player for the pioneering rock group Country Joe and the Fish and has performed with a long list of great musicians, from Dave Getz to Pete Seeger.
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