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Witness - The plot against Franco

In 1964, a young Scot joined a plot to assassinate the Spanish dictator, General Franco. But the plot failed and he ended up in jail in Spain. He tells his story to Mike Lanchin.

In 1964 a young Scot called Stuart Christie joined a plot to assassinate the Spanish dictator General Francisco Franco. He had become friends with Spanish exiles living in London and was keen to help end Franco's rule. But the plot failed and Christie ended up in jail. He has been telling his story to Mike Lanchin.

Photo: Stuart Christie, in jail in Spain in 1967.

  • Broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 2:45PM Sun, 10 Feb 2013
  • Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
  • First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 2:45PM Sun, 10 Feb 2013
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  • Duration 15 minutes

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