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Nixon and Franco, 1970

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: May 28, 2020

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Madrid, Spain, October, 1970: President and Mrs. Richard Nixon listens as Spanish dictator Generalissimo Francisco Franco welcomes them to Spain in a ceremony next to Air Force One at Barajas Airport. More than a million people lined the streets to view the leaders' motorcade from the airport to downtown Madrid.

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