10. History's Most Democratic Fascist

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Mar 23 2020 86 mins   39

In this episode, we offer a final addendum to our series on 20th century Spain. After 40 years of fascism under the rule of Francisco Franco, Spain looks to a young new leader, Adolfo Suárez, to take up the mantle and to lead Spain forward. Propped up by years of being a well-liked figure within the Francoist ranks, Suárez would seem to be the man for the job to carry the party into the future. But as the title of this episode suggests, his vision for Spain might not be what the old guard were expecting...

Our interview with Chat History:

Footage of the 23-F coup: