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Should Spain Close Franco's Tomb?

Every year around this time, a tempest brews in the mountains just north of Madrid. On the weekend closest to Nov. 20, devotees of Francisco Franco, who died on...

What Spain Sees in Robert Capa's Civil War Photo

"If your pictures aren't good enough," Robert Capa once remarked, "then you're not close enough." For more than 35 years, Capa's 1936 photograph "Death of a...

At Last, Spain Faces Up to Franco's Guilt

Germany had the Nuremberg trials. Italy took justice into its own hands by executing Mussolini and hanging him upside down in Milan's Piazzale Loreto. France...

The Fight over Franco's Palace

Two weddings took place at the Pazo de Meiras in northwestern Spain on Friday. In one, held in the chapel of the faux-medieval palace, the real Leticia...

King Juan Carlos

Illustration for TIME by Kevin SproulsEuropean royalty has struggled to stay relevant in the modern age.One monarch who succeeded is King Juan Carlos of Spain,...

Farewell To Franco

Unlike his allies Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini, Francisco Franco survived World War II, retaining his dictatorial grip on Spain for another 30 years. Even...

The Pain In Spain

 FEBRUARY 4, 2002 | NO.4 It was in Spain," wrote French author Albert Camus, "that men learned that one can be right and still be beaten, that force can...

SPAIN: AFTER FRANCO: HOPE AND FEAR

As advancing age began taking its inexorable toll, Francisco Franco periodically pledged to his countrymen that he would rule Spain only "as long as God gives...

SPAIN: Toward an Uncertain Future

Although Francisco Franco is 81 and in failing health, the announcement was a shock. He had entered a Madrid hospital for treatment of phlebitis* in his right...

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Photo Essays

American Atrocity: Remembering My Lai

Through the centuries, whether combatants have fought with spears, bows and arrows, muzzle-loading rifles, naval cannons, long-range bombers, nuclear weapons or...

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