Beyond Belief: The American Press And The Coming Of The Holocaust, 1933- 1945 [NOOK Book]

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This most complete study to date of American press reactions to the Holocaust sets forth in abundant detail how the press nationwide played down or even ignored reports of Jewish persecutions over a twelve-year period.
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Beyond Belief: The American Press And The Coming Of The Holocaust, 1933- 1945

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Overview

This most complete study to date of American press reactions to the Holocaust sets forth in abundant detail how the press nationwide played down or even ignored reports of Jewish persecutions over a twelve-year period.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781439105344
  • Publisher: Touchstone
  • Publication date: 2/8/1993
  • Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 887,589
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Deborah Lipstadt, author of The Eichmann Trial (2011), History on Trial: My Day in Court with David Irving (2005), and Beyond Belief: The American Press and the Coming of the Holocaust, 1933-45 (1986), occupies the Dorot Chair in Modern Jewish and Holocaust Studies at Emory University.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction: Shaping the News 1
Part I Laying the Foundation
1. Dateline Berlin: Covering the Nazi Whirlwind 13
2. Making Meaning of Events 40
3. The Olympic Games: Germany Triumphant 63
4. 1938: From Anschluss to Kristallnacht 86
5. Barring the Gates to Children and Refugee Ships 112
6. Fifth-Column Fears 121
Part II The Final Solution
7. Deportation to Annihilation: The First Reports 135
8. Official Confirmation 159
9. Reluctant Rescuers 197
10. Witness to the Persecution 218
11. Against Belief 240
Notes 279
Index 359
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