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Loyalist Voices Crying Out across the Ocean: the EAQ Radio Broadcast during the Spanish Civil War

May 2, 2020
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Loyalist Voices Crying Out across the Ocean: the EAQ Radio Broadcast during the Spanish Civil War

In the spring of 1937, a group of English-speaking journalists and filmmakers launched a shortwave radio broadcast from Madrid to tell the world what was happening in Spain firsthand. It found an eager audience all across the United States and Canada.
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US cinema and the Popular Front: Spain as common cause

September 14, 2013
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US cinema and the Popular Front: Spain as common cause

On July 25, 1937, the New York Times’ John T. McManus interviewed Joris Ivens, a young Dutch movie director who had just arrived in the United States. What sparked the interview was the premiere of The Spanish Earth, a documentary about the Spanish Civil War financed by a handful of American intellectuals that included...
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