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ABC

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Cultural Note: ABC

One of Spain's best-selling newspapers (circulation over 290,000), the staunchly monarchist ABC was founded in 1905. It supported the Nationalists in the Civil War and since Spain's return to democracy, has supported the center-right PP. Available on line at www.abc.es.

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