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In the aftermath of Triumph of the Will, the German military was mad that Leni Riefenstahl didn’t pay it enough attention. It wanted its own film. And so she made Day of Freedom. I had actually never watched a Riefenstahl film before so I can’t compare it to the legendary piece of vile propaganda. What […]

Nazi Propaganda Art

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On February 10, 2021

This is just downright fascinating. In the final days of the Second World War, a train loaded with relics of the collapsing Third Reich was speeding toward the Czech border when American pilots, flyin

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Is It Too Early to Drink?

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In General
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On January 31, 2017
No, thank god. Because here’s a nice set of quotes comparing the attacks on a free media by Spicer and Bannon to those of Goebbels. Also, for your sanity, don’t watch the damn Supreme Court unveiling tonight. Guess what, the winner is horrible. So is the loser. Well, the real loser is all of us. […]

Nazi Camps and HUAC

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On August 11, 2014

Michael Hiltzik has useful commentary to add to the story of Nazi youth camps in mid-30s New York. The scare over them led to the creation of the Dies Committee, later HUAC. In Washington, panic about

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