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Nixon and Franco, 1970
October 17, 2017
Red Grandy ©Stars and StripesMadrid, Spain, October, 1970: President Richard Nixon and Spain's dictator, Generalissimo Francisco Franco, ride from Barajas Airport to Madrid's downtown following Nixon's arrival in Spain. More than a million people lined the streets to view the motorcade.
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