Corridors of Power: Reporting from Spain

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WAR AND REMEMBRANCE — This week, Madrid commemorates the bicentenary of the city’s uprising against French occupation forces in the early 19th century. The celebrations include a parade, concerts of music of the period, theater productions, and a season of films on the subject, with the earliest produced in 1927. But the most vital link to the tumultuous events of May 2 and 3, 1808, is an exhibition at the Prado Museum of paintings by Goya, who was living and working in the Spanish capital at the time. The museum’s enormous exhibition “Goya en Tiempos de Guerra” (Goya in Times […]


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