Who Would Appease Franco?

December 1940
New Republic;12/16/40, Vol. 103 Issue 25, p824
Focuses on the misinformation being spread by a member of the State Department of the U.S., regarding the policy of appeasement undertaken by the United States to appease Francisco Franco, dictator of Spain, by granting him loans to buy surplus production of the U.S. to feed the malnourished people of Spain. Preparations by Great Britain to make a trade agreement with Spain; Bribes to Franco to keep him from going to war; Plans to devise a mechanism that would alleviate the suffering of the Spanish people, without providing material aid to Hitler; Emphasis on the fact that appeasement wont work in the wake of attempts by Franco to destroy the influence of the U.S. in Latin America.


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