Helen Graham

Helen Graham teaches European history at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her books include The Spanish Republic at War.

The Sacred Dead: Franco

Helen Graham, 5 March 2015

In​ one of the best documentaries about present-day Spain’s intractable history wars, two Swedish filmmakers visit the Valley of the Fallen, the mausoleum Franco had built outside Madrid to commemorate his victory in the Civil War.* They are accompanied by 86-year-old Andrés Iniesta, who became a political prisoner in 1939 when he was 17, spent nearly twenty years in prison and...

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