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Brendan Simms: Why Hitler's Rise to Power Is Still Relevant

Clip: 11/01/2019 | 2m 28s

How could a man as demonstrably evil as Adolf Hitler come to power? And what lessons can we learn from this today? As populations around the world once again turn to authoritarian leaders, the questions aren’t academic. Historian Brendan Simms' new book explores Hitler’s rise to power, and he joins the program to explain how it’s not just the times that give rise to the worst type of leader.

Aired: 11/01/19

Rating: NR

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