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By Eli Nathans

ISBN-10: 3319506145

ISBN-13: 9783319506142

This e-book examines the pioneering radio pronounces and tv documentaries concerning the usa made within the Fifties through the influential West German journalist Peter von Zahn. half highbrow biography, half research of vital debates in West Germany, half learn of a thorough come across with the USA, the e-book is helping clarify the transformation of postwar West Germany. As a soldier within the Wehrmacht in global warfare II, Zahn held the militantly elitist perspectives commonplace of younger males in Germany’s informed center classification. He reconsidered those positions in his postwar proclaims. while he coldly assessed the skill of the us to win the chilly conflict. His pronounces tested McCarthyism, the African-American civil rights stream, and diverse facets of yank tradition and politics. Zahn’s publicizes have been one very important voice in West German debates in regards to the defects and virtues of recent democratic societies and particularly of the us, debates whose depth mirrored fresh German studies with the failure of the Weimar Republic and with Nazism.  Zahn’s analyses of the U.S. stay startlingly suitable today. 

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