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How Journalists Covered the Rise of Mussolini and Hitler | Smithsonian |
Reports on the rise of fascism in Europe were not the American media's finest hour
How to cover the rise of a political leader who's left a paper trail of anti-constitutionalism, racism and the encouragement of violence? Does the press take the position that its subject acts outside the norms of society? Or does it take the position that someone who wins a fair election is by definition "normal," because his leadership reflects the will of the people?
These are the questions that confronted the U.S. press after the ascendance of fascist leaders in Italy and Germany in the 1920s and 1930s.
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Benito Mussolini secured Italy's premiership by marching on Rome with 30,000 blackshirts in 1922. By 1925 he had declared himself leader for life. While this hardly reflected American values, Mussolini was a darling of the American press, appearing in at least 150 articles from 1925-1932, most neutral, bemused or positive in tone.
Under fascism, the Nazi boot tore apart human beings. The faces of Germany in 1930s leading up to genocide ...
Joseph Goebbels Hermann Göring
The Axis Powers based on military superiority and an awful doctrine leading to mass killings and genocide of Jews in 20th Century Europe.
○ US rolls out new Iran sanctions after airstrikes | DW |
Under neo-fascism. murderous sanctions are trampling human kind and killing women and children. The faces of rightwing America that bullies and does NOT stand for Freedom ...
A last warning, the Anglo-Saxon Axis of unipolar power in the Western hemisphere, if left unchecked, will lead to mass killings and genocide in the Muslim world. Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and Syria of today are the countries under the Nazi boot for expansion of Lebensraum by the Nazis: Austria, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland.
After the devastation across the globe, justice will be done - a final judgement [END OF TIMES]
The Nuremberg Trials of Nazi crimes - McArthur and the Tokio Sentencing
How to unite a nation and an Axis of Power into a mode of fascism ...
Van der Lubbe and the Reichstag Fire
Soleimani assassination, controversy, cover-up of crime
Calling Iranians vermin or the state a cancer leads to genocide ... ALWAYS!