TITLE

The Franquista Coup That Failed

AUTHOR(S)
Sancton, Thomas A.; Flamini, Roland; Malkin, Lawrence
PUB. DATE
March 1981
SOURCE
Time;3/9/1981, Vol. 117 Issue 10, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the failed coup attempt by the Guardia Civil Guards of Spain. It is stated that the coup led by armed force officer Antonio Tejero Molina sized the Spanish Parliament and took Prime Minister Adolfo Suárez hostage. It is stated that the rebels were protesting the government's decision to disallow the hoisting of Basque flag in the Basque province of Spain. The 18 hour rebel was defeated by the effort of Spanish King Juan Carlos.
ACCESSION #
54220064

 

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