The quote in the last post from Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels on the Louis/Schmeling fight was one I remembered from The Goebbels Experiment, a documentary made by First Run Features (who also gave us The Architecture of Doom, which I’ve talked about elsewhere). I haven’t done a profile of Goebbels for this blog, primarily because he played no… Continue reading The Goebbels Diaries
My interest in probing the history of the Third Reich predates the writing of Summer of Long Knives by about thirteen years. The war years never grabbed me quite as much as the years between 1933-1939, during which the dictatorship grew, changed shape, and developed appetites. I encourage you to watch them.You’ll learn a great deal… Continue reading Two Documentaries That Helped Me Build the Background of “Summer of Long Knives”.