The Battle for Rome

Robert Katz, a journalist and author who has lived in Italy since 1967, talked about the World War II story behind his book, The Battle for Rome:… read more

Robert Katz, a journalist and author who has lived in Italy since 1967, talked about the World War II story behind his book, The Battle for Rome: The Germans, The Allies, The Partisans, and the Pope, September 1943-June 1944, published by Simon and Schuster. The book recounted the nine-month German occupation of Rome, from the fall of Mussolini through the Nazi occupation to the liberation by Allied forces. Based on recently declassified information, including documentation from papal archives, the book provided insight into Pope Pius XII’s decision not to intervene in the massacre of 335 Roman men and boys in the Ardeatine caves. Following his remarks he answered questions from the audience. close

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The Battle for Rome

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Program ID:
178834-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Oct 25, 2003 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
May 23, 2010 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Oct 25, 2003 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 26, 2003 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 17, 2003 | 6:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 09, 2004 | 2:32am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 26, 2006 | 6:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 29, 2006 | 6:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 30, 2006 | 6:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 22, 2010 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 22, 2010 | 4:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 22, 2010 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 23, 2010 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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