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May 22, 2014
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Book Reveals Close Ties Between Pope Pius and Mussolini

By Richard Griffin Wicked Local Cambridge, May. 4, 2014 In 1928, the year of my birth, the leader of the Catholic Church was Pope Pius XI. Before

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April 14, 2014
2 mins

Paul de Man was a Nazi-Collaborating Fraud

Paul de Man Was a Total Fraud The literary-critical giant lied about every part of his life BY ROBERT ALTER Evelyn Barish begins her i

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March 31, 2014
2 mins

Italian Fascist Curzio Malaparte’s Lost Masterpiece

The Skin, published now in the first ever complete English translation, captures the delirium and cruelty of Europe in the Second World War in surreal

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January 30, 2014
2 mins

Kirkus Review: "OPERATION PAPERCLIP: The Secret Intelligence Program that Brought Nazi Scientists to America"

OPERATION PAPERCLIP: The Secret Intelligence Program that Brought Nazi Scientists to America, by Annie Jacobsen KIRKUS REVIEW The story

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December 27, 2013
2 mins

The Remarkable Rise and Scandalous Fall of IG Farben

" ... Drawing on extensive investigative research and original interviews, Hell’s Cartel not only sheds new light on the co-dependence of industry

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December 22, 2013
2 mins

'America's Great Game' Recounts the Middle Eastern Missteps of CIA Meddling

 December 19, 2013 America’s Great Game, by Hugh Wilford Basic Books, 384 pp., $29.99 “The genius of you Americans,” Egyptian strongman

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December 14, 2013
2 mins

Ezra Pound’s Fascist Propaganda, 1935-45, by Matthew Feldman

" ... Pound’s paymasters in Rome ... saw him as one of them, an intellectual worker for the revolutionary Nazi-Fascist New World Order. His politics

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November 15, 2013
2 mins

Up Close and Personal with the Radical Right (Book Review)

Despite owning a book store, I often check out books from Alton’s Hayner Library. I just finished reading an extraordinary work: “Wrapped in the F

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November 9, 2013
2 mins

From Gabriele D'Annunzio to Berlusconi – via Mussolini (Book Review)

November 6, 2013 Gabriele D'Annunzio visited England in February 1914. True to form, he used his time here to cheer on the slaughter of some terrif

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November 2, 2013
2 mins

Catholicism & the Roots of Nazism (Book Review)

" ... We are now told by American right-wingers that Nazism learned racism from Darwinism. This is improbable. Bavaria was saturated in Catholicism, n

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October 23, 2013
2 mins

"Swastika Nation": Fritz Kuhn and the German-American Bund (Book Review)

The rise and fall of a small but threatening Nazi movement Everyone is familiar with Adolf Hitler and the rise and fall of Nazi  Germany. Few rememb

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October 14, 2013
2 mins

The U.S. Role in Aiding Pinochet (Book Review)

Photo: Usurper: Gen. Augusto Pinochet talks to an attendee at a military school parade in Santiago, Chile, on Aug. 23, 1997. | BLOOMBERG Oct 12, 2013

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October 13, 2013
2 mins

Book Review: ‘The Brothers,’ by Stephen Kinzer

THE BROTHERS: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War Author: Stephen Kinzer Publisher: Times Books Number of pages: 416 pp.

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October 7, 2013
2 mins

Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields

'Not all Kinder, Küche, Kirche': women salute the Nazi flag. Photograph: Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images Wendy Lower's account of the women who volu

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August 15, 2013
2 mins

Against Their Will: The Secret History of Medical Experimentation on Children in Cold War America (Book Review)

It’s been 15 years since author Allen Hornblum’s landmark book on unethical human experimentation in U.S. prisons, Acres of Skin, was published.

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June 11, 2013
2 mins

Hollywood’s Creepy Love Affair With Adolf Hitler, in Explosive New Detail

Uncovered: new evidence of Jewish movie moguls’ extensive collaboration with Nazis in the 1930s June 10, 2013 Adolf Hitler loved American movies.

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June 10, 2013
2 mins

Shadowy Bank in Basel Funded Nazis, Pushed the Euro

Review of "Tower of Basel: The Shadowy History of the Secret Bank that Runs the World," by Adam LeBor. If you think the Bank for International Settle

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May 8, 2013
2 mins

Review of "Useful Enemies: John Demjanjuk and America's Open-Door Policy for Nazi War Criminals"

Richard Rashke's 'Useful Enemies' talks about John Demjanjuk case and why some enemies were welcome in U.S. and some weren't Using slave labor, the G

May 4, 2013
2 mins

"22 Faces" Revives Ritual Sexual Abuse Controversy

Since the late 1980s, ritual sexual abuse has largely disappeared from Utah's headlines, despite the occasional, hard-to-substantiate stories. I spen

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April 16, 2013
2 mins

U.S. Universities and the Rise of Nazism in Germany

 April 16, 2013 The rise of Nazism to power in Germany in 1933 led to an outpouring of protest in the United States mainly initiated by Jews. Commun

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April 13, 2013
2 mins

Author Probes a CIA Agent's Death

April 13, 2013 Gayle L. Morrison takes a few moments to do some proofreading before she spends the afternoon with her adopted Hmong family. It's a

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April 6, 2013
2 mins

Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom and the Anti-Communist Purge

" ... The then-president of Brooklyn College, Harry D. Gideonse, believed he was fighting a just war against communism. He stripped professors of tenu

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April 4, 2013
2 mins

"And Hell Followed with Her" -- New Book on Shawna Forde by David Neiwert

'And Hell Followed with Her;’ Murder Along the Border March 22, 2013 David Neiwert’s new book is a taut true-crime story told with a measure o

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March 30, 2013
2 mins

UK: Top Award for Mussolini Book

" ... The book examines how Mussolini gained the support of the majority of the Italian population and details the personal relationships they had w