Moving to Fill a Power Vacuum

November 1975
Time;11/10/1975, Vol. 106 Issue 19, p53
The article focuses on political issues that surrounded the ailing condition of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco in 1975. It states that Spain was able to resolve its authority crisis after Prince Juan Carlos de Borbón y Borbón was appointed as temporary Chief of State of the country. It tells that Franco did not give up his authorities as leader of Spain which determined a more limited authority of the Chief of State. However, the rule of Juan Carlos has been dealt with opposition from different Spanish political figures including Spanish Secretary-General Santiago Carrillo. It says that the leadership of Juan Carlos as Prince, after he was bestowed with authority under Article 11 of the Organic Law of Spain, was opposed by Partido Comunista de Espana (PCE).


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