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The Making Of Adolf Hitler

Mar 15, 2018

How did a figure like Hitler emerge so quickly and so forcefully onto the world stage? How, in what was thought to be an enlightened and civilized society, did such demagoguery manage to incite an army to commit one of history's greatest atrocities?

This hour we speak with historians and legal experts about Hitler's radicalization and rise to power . We'll also hear how American racial attitudes and practices may have directly inspired the Nazi's legislative agenda. 

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Chion Wolf and Colin McEnroe contributed to this show.