Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings


Subject:
World War II , Social Issues , Constitutional Law & Civil Liberties , Hitler & Nazi Party , Censorship , Censorship

Description:
Companion to a traveling exhibit about book burning activities in Nazi Germany. Topics include the immediate American response, how "books figured prominently" in U.S. patriotic slogans during World War II, and later symbols of book burning. Features written and audio material about 58 authors whose works were burned. Authors include Theodore Dreiser, Sigmund Freud, Ernest Hemingway, Helen Keller, Jack London, Karl Marx, and Upton Sinclair. From the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Publisher:
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.ushmm.org/museum/exhibit/online/bookburning/


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