Backstory: Catalonian Separatism

Monday, June 26, 2006

Last Sunday (June 18th) Catalonia voted to give itself more independence from the central government in Madrid. On today’s Backstory, we learn about the history of Catalonian separatism and the impact the recent referendum is expected to have on Catalonia and the rest of Spain. John Peet, Europe Editor for the Economist, joins us.

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