Archives for June 16, 2013

“Hitlerland”–Can It Happen Here (in America)?

What do I mean by "it" in this post's title? I don't mean Hitler, of course. I mean the phenomenon described vividly and frighteningly by journalist and author Nagorski in his book (which I am reading) entitled "Hitlerland." It's a detailed account of Americans living in Germany during Hitler's riser to power. Most of them were journalists or diplomats; a few tourists are included. The sources are their journals, articles, books and diaries. What's frightening about the (true) story is how many … [Read more...]