Episode 1 - Sweden

Aristotle stated that monarchy is the only form of government in which power is exercised for the good of all, but nearly 2,500 years later, does the institution remain preferable to an elected head of state?

In this two-part documentary, an ardent monarchist and committed republican examine the case for and against monarchy as a form of government.

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25 minutes

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Sun 3 Apr 2011 13:05 GMT


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