Author Archive for Isabel Estrada

City College Reissues Tribute to Lincoln Volunteer Who Died in Spain

November 19, 2022
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City College Reissues Tribute to Lincoln Volunteer Who Died in Spain

Wilfred Mendelson (1915-1938), better known as “Mendy,” was one of thirteen CCNY students, faculty and staff volunteers, out of a total of 60, who died fighting in support of Spain’s democracy during the Spanish civil war. A moving 1942 tribute to Mendy from his friends, Let My People Know, is now available online in...
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Book Review: Franco’s crimes against Humanity

September 18, 2011
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Book Review: Franco’s crimes against Humanity

Unearthing Franco’s Legacy: Mass Graves and the Recovery of Historical Memory in Spain. Ed. Carlos Jerez-Farrán and Samuel Amago. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2010. (Buy at Powell's and support ALBA) In the past 10 years, organizations both in Spain and abroad have vindicated the need to honor victims of the...
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