Support our mission

Red Grandy ©Stars and StripesMadrid, 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.

RELATED MATERIAL: Stars and Stripes' 1970 story about President Nixon in Madrid.


stars and stripes videos

around the web

Sign Up for Daily Headlines

Sign-up to receive a daily email of today’s top military news stories from Stars and Stripes and top news outlets from around the world.

Sign up