Forgetting Franco

Szulc, Tad
December 1976
New Republic;12/4/76, Vol. 175 Issue 23, p14
Reports on the democratic monarchy in Spain. Significance of the death of Generalissimo Francisco Franco; Accomplishments of King Juan Carlos I during the first post-Franco year; Challenges facing the royal government; Detail on the status of political parties; Importance of the role of the King and his prime minister; Efforts of the government to enforce the laws still on the books banning political parties and forbidding unauthorized indoor gatherings by more than 21 persons.


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