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World History Minute: April 1, 1939, Spanish Civil War Ends

For this April Fool’s Day, Historian John Schmidt’s “World History Minute” takes us back to April 1st, 1939, when Spain’s General Francisco Franco declared the end of the Spanish Civil war and ushered in his near 40-year dictatorship. You’ll also hear about Franco’s interesting Chicago connection.


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