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Francisco Franco

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  • Your morning fashion and beauty report: Target makes a World Cup fashion gaffe, Soccer star Ronaldo makes a fashion pitch, Speedos make a comeback

     
    Ralph Lauren is about to get about $900 million richer, by shedding part of his interest in Polo. [WWD] (subscription required) Brigitte Bardot is still a design inspiration: Monday night, Lancel introduced its new leather-free bag inspired by the animal-...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did Johan Cruyff sit out the 1978 World Cup as a political protest?

     
    SOCCER/FOOTBALL LEGEND: Johan Cruyff sat out the 1978 FIFA World Cup as a political protest. STATUS: I'm Going With False. There is a long history of countries using international athletic competitions as political tools. Just during a four year stretch.....
  • 70 years of 'shock and awe'

    SEVENTY YEARS AGO, on April 26, 1937, at 4:40 in the afternoon when the stone-walled, medieval Basque town of Guernica was packed with peasants, shoppers and refugees for its Monday afternoon market along the riverfront, a church bell rang out. The...
  • Still seeing Red

    An exhibition at a New York museum celebrating the Abraham Lincoln Brigade -- a band of left-wing, largely communist American volunteers who fought against Francisco Franco in the Spanish Civil War about 70 years ago -- is criticized by anti-Stalinist...
  • Juan Antonio Samaranch dead at 89

    Juan Antonio Samaranch dead at 89
    Juan Antonio Samaranch made choices that compromised the modern Olympics even as he helped save them in 21 years as International Olympic Committee president. Samaranch's ethics were situational, reflecting the character of a man whose life's work was...
  • Spanish adventure

    Spanish adventure
    PULL up a stool at Lou's, a wine bar that opened six weeks ago, sandwiched between a fluff-and-fold laundromat and a pawn shop near the corner of Melrose and Vine, and Lou Amdur can tell you all about Spanish wines. Rich Garnachas from Priorato and...