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Guernica

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The Long Exile
Alter more than 40 years exile in America, Picasso's monumental painting Guernica finally arrived this September at the Prado Museum, Madrid. The great Spanish painter insisted it should return only when democracy was restored to his homeland. The picture was inspired by the devastation of a small Basque town called Guernica during the Spanish Civil War. We talk to survivors of that terrible day in 1937; we hear of the cliff-hanger negotiations to bring the painting back home and we look in detail at this puzzling and powerful masterpiece.
Rostrum camera KEN morse Film editor ARDAN FISHER
Producer LESLIE MEGAHEY

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Editor: Ardan Fisher
Producer: Leslie Megahey

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