PBS NewsHour

What’s behind the Catalan movement for independence

Clip: 10/22/2017 | 9m 6s | Video has closed captioning.

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced Saturday he’ll dissolve Catalonia’s government and exercise direct control over the region of 7.5 million people. The announcement is intended to stop the independence movement in Catalonia, which voted to secede in a referendum this month. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports on the roots of Catalan separatism.

Aired: 10/22/17

Rating: NR

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