Duncan Wheeler – Basque Separatists ETA Set a Car Bomb That Helped Build Spanish Democracy

On this day in 1973, Basque separatists ETA assassinated far-right prime minister Luis Carrero Blanco. The action played an important role in ending Franco’s dictatorship — an inconvenient truth for the democratic Spain against which ETA then turned its fire. In ‘Jacobin’.

Read the article HERE.

Monument to Luis Carrero Blanco in Santoña, Cantabria (Picture by Juanje Orío)

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