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An epic struggle between good and evil in Spain?

The man that decisively shaped twentieth-century Spain for almost four decades, Generalissimo Francisco Franco, died peacefully on November 20th, 1975 in a Madrid hospital. Although he ultimately saved Spain from Communism and the Catholic Church from extermination, for the average Spaniard he is a figure from a distant past. A majority of them don’t...

An epic struggle between good and evil in Spain?

The man that decisively shaped twentieth-century Spain for almost four decades, Generalissimo Francisco Franco, died peacefully on November 20th, 1975 in a Madrid hospital. Although he ultimately saved Spain from Communism and the Catholic Church from extermination, for the average Spaniard he is a figure from a distant past. A majority of them don’t even know the year he passed away. Most of the population benefited from Franco’s good economic policy, designed by technocrats and not demagogues, in the mid-term and could afford to buy a flat, a car and a...

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