(Paul Preston, UK, 02/25/20 7:16 am)
Fasten your safety belts for possibly the most boring contribution ever to WAIS.
The answer to Enrique Torner's question (February 24th) about religious vocations after the Spanish Civil War
(Jordi Molins, Spain, 02/25/20 4:32 am)
José Ignacio Soler (February 22nd) described Anna Erra, the Mayor of Vic and a member of the Catalan Republican movement, as "xenophobic, racist and supremacist."
(Angel Vinas, Belgium, 02/25/20 4:12 am)
I agree to an extent with Boris Volodarsky (February 23rd) about the reliability of primary sources. It may be more true as far as intelligence sources are concerned. Other sources are more reliable.
(David Krieger, USA, 02/25/20 3:56 am)
Tor Guimaraes (February 22nd) raises a very interesting question for discussion on the Forum. Here are a few thoughts on the imaginable possibility of Trump illegally attempting to remain in office a
(Enrique Torner, USA, 02/24/20 3:41 am)
I would like to address in this post several comments and questions addressed in recent WAIS comments on Francoism.
First all, I would like to thank Carmen Negrín (February 19th) for sha
(Paul Levine, Denmark, 02/24/20 3:14 am)
Xu Zhiyong, the Chinese dissident who called Xi Jinping "not very smart" and called for him to resign,
has been arrested. Xu's remarks came at a time of increasing calls for freedo
(Michael Sullivan, USA, 02/24/20 2:55 am)
Speaking of the American Olympic hockey team's upset victory over the Russians in the Olympic Games in 1980, it was a world-newsworthy event. I may have shared this anecdote years ago on WAI
(Angel Vinas, Belgium, 02/23/20 10:02 am)
In reply to John Eipper's latest query, I'm sharing a couple of my archival discoveries:
I don't know or I haven't found any book dealing with the fact that the chief of the Repu
(Boris Volodarsky, Austria, 02/23/20 8:43 am)
Ángel Viñas's toiling in the archives obviously deserves every praise and yes (answering JE's query in his 22 February comment on Ángel's post), there's a lot of n
(David Duggan, USA, 02/23/20 4:56 am)
Yesterday was the 40th anniversary of the US Olympic hockey team's 4-3 victory over the USSR at the Lake Placid Cold War Olympics. It is also the first weekend in eight years that former Illinois