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How did King Juan Carlos survive under Franco’s reign?

And how did he restore the Spanish monarchy to power?

The Palacio Real Madrid is one of the official residences of the Royal Family of Spain.  But there was a time, not long ago, when the Royal Family was forced into exile. In 1936 Spain was torn apart by a devastating 3-year civil war, after which General Francisco Franco seized power. Through World War Two and for thirty years thereafter, Franco ruled Spain like an absolute monarch, while the true heir to the throne lived and worked by his side.

How did the King outwit a ruthless dictator?

Tune into Museum Secrets: Inside The Palacio Real, Madrid, to find out.

 

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Jen • #52 • 2013-06-15 21:25:25
Will these episodes of Museum Secets be available to watch on the website soon?


Garsamel • #83 • 2014-11-24 03:52:04
Yep, that’s my question too. I’m very disappointed that we still cannot watch the program.