PBS – The Truth about Franco: Spain’s Forgotten Dictatorship (2019) PDTV

PBS – The Truth about Franco: Spain’s Forgotten Dictatorship (2019) PDTV
English | Size: 1.85 GB
Category: Documentary


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At the end of a bloody civil war, Francisco Franco seized power and ruled Spain with an iron hand for nearly four decades. Under his leadership the conservative, monarchist armed forces staged a coup against Spain’s democratically elected republican government. The insurrection was supported by Italy and Germany. Three years of bitter fighting followed and by April 1939, Spain had become a different country. The hostilities and political purges cost half a million lives. [Read more…]

BBC – Franco Building (2019) with Jonathan Meades 720p HDTV

BBC – Franco Building (2019) with Jonathan Meades 720p HDTV
English | Size: 1.36 GB
Category: Documentary


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Jonathan Meades has in his time made films about the architecture of the infamous European dictators of the 20th century – Hitler, Stalin and Mussolini. He’s now completing the set by turning his gaze onto Spanish dictator Francisco Franco. Franco, unlike the other three, died peacefully in his bed having been in power for 36 years, and his architectural legacy, Meades argues, was more enduring and surprising than any of the others.
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