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Did Franco rob Derry of Eurovision glory?
subsided when a Spanish documentary posed a series of fresh questions, reopening old wounds. The film alleged that Francisco Franco , the dictator who ruled Spain for nearly 40 years, rigged Eurovision in his country's favour. But for this, Congratulations from BBC News Read more »
By Design | Diamond in the Rough
Her grandfather Tomás Bilbao was a minister of urban development for the Spanish Republican government until Francisco Franco installed his fascist dictatorship in 1939, forcing him to flee. Eventually he brought his family to Mexico, which was becoming a from The New York Times Read more »
Europeans continue to contemplate their collective navel, Generallissimo Francisco Franco still dead
heard something too often. It's from the early days of Saturday Night Live. Let's go to the videotape. Yes, Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead, and the European Union is still thinking about banning Hezbullah... or at least its 'military wing.' The from Israel Matsav Read more »
How Similar Were the Dictatorships of Primo de Rivera and Franco?
Dictatorships of Miguel Primo de Rivera and Francisco Franco had many similarities as well as many differences. The way they intended to lead Spain shows how they would employ similar strategies as well as different ones. I will discuss their intentions of from Term Paper Warehouse Read more »
In time of trans-Atlantic austerity, US opens another military base in Spain
state of Spain's military today couldn't be much further removed from the the days of fascist dictator Francisco Franco. Where some forty years ago the military was the government, today's annual defense spending accounts for a single percent of the country's from MinnPost.com Read more »