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    Forty Autumns

    Nina Willner talked about her book Forty Autumns: A Family’s Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Berlin Wall, in which she recalls her mother’s decision to leave her family and…

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    Defense Secretary James Mattis Meeting with German Defense Minister

    Defense Secretary James Mattis and German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen exchanged greetings at a meeting at the Pentagon, ahead of a NATO defense ministers meeting in Brussels.

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    U.S.-German Defense Relations

    German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen spoke to reporters following a meeting at the Pentagon with Defense Secretary James Mattis. Mostly in German, without translation. She responded…

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    The Tunnels

    Greg Mitchell talked about his book The Tunnels: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill, in which he reports on how a group of people from…

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    The Winter Fortress

    Neal Bascomb talked about his book The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler’s Atomic Bomb, in which he recalls the Nazis' race to build a nuclear bomb and the Allies'…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the question, “How concerned are you about the previous-day attacks in Germany and Turkey?” Twelve people in Berlin…

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    World War II Prisoner of War Escape

    Marshall Trimble talked about 25 German prisoners of war held near Scottsdale, Arizona, during World War II who attempted to escape and return to Germany. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a…

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    The Plots Against Hitler

    Danny Orbach talked about his book The Plots Against Hitler, in which hee xamines the many plots to assassinate Adolf Hitler.

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    President Obama Joint News Conference with German Chancellor Merkel

    President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a joint news conference in Berlin during the president’s sixth visit to Germany. Both leaders spoke highly about their eight-year friendship and…

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    Hustling Hitler

    Walter Shapiro talked about his book Hustling Hitler: The Jewish Vaudevillian Who Fooled the Führer, in which he remembers his great-uncle Freeman Bernstein, who was arrested on February 18, 1937, for…

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    Germany Today

    This 1959 U.S. Army film details West Germany’s recovery following the destruction of World War II. Produced during the Cold War, the film looks at the role of the U.S. Army in rebuilding the country…

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    The Nazi Hunters

    Andrew Nagorski talked about his book The Nazi Hunters, in which he profiles the men and women who continued to hunt down Nazi war criminals in the years following the Nuremberg and Dachau…

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    Dead Wake

    Erik Larson talked about his book, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, about the sinking of the British ocean liner by a German U-boat in 1915 and the influence of the event on…

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    President Obama Reaction to Munich Shooting

    President Obama spoke to a group of law enforcement officers and commented on the shootings in Munich, Germany. He said the situation was unclear, but pledged U.S. support to the nation and…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Elizabeth Trudeau briefed reporters on a range of international issues, including the aftermath of the failed coup attempt in Turkey and the day’s shooting at a shopping district in Munich,…

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    Artists Under Hitler

    Professor Jonathan Petropoulos talked about his book, Artists Under Hitler: Collaboration and Survival in Nazi Germany. This interview, conducted at Claremont McKenna College, is part of Book…

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    1924

    Peter Ross Range talked about his book 1924: The Year That Made Hitler, in which he looks at Adolf Hitler’s nine months in prison in 1924 for his failed attempt at overthrowing the German…

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    President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel Joint News Conference

    President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke to reporters at Schloss Herrenhausen Castle in Hannover, Germany. They addressed a variety of topics, including the U.S.-German…

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    Capturing the German Eye

    Cora Goldstein talked about her book Capturing the German Eye: American Visual Propaganda in Occupied Germany, in which she talks about America’s use of visual propaganda in Germany following victory in…

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    Triumph

    Jeremy Schaap was a guest on the “Meet the Author” show to talk about his book, Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler’s Olympics, published by Houghton Mifflin. Mr. Schaap used…

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