Antisemitic campaign: Boycott, Bookburning, Goebbels
- Film Title
- The Nazi Plan
- Event Date
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
"Part 2 Acquiring Totalitarian Control of Germany, 1933-1935."
04:35:17 "Opening of the Official Anti-Semitic Campaign, 1 April 1933." Minister for Popular Enlightenment and Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels addresses a cheering crowd in Berlin Lustgarten. Speech. Boycott of Jewish shops begins. Truck filled with Nazis moves through streets, chanting: "Germans, protect yourselves. Don't buy from the Jews." Crowds in Berlin streets; good views, various. On doorway, sign with skull: "Achtung Juden." On closed stores the sign "Jude" and the Star of David painted on windows. SA men put up signs, hold back crowds.
04:37:52 "Foreign Press Conference, April 1933." Hitler speaks (not in uniform) behind a podium. Very brief.
04:38:02 "The Burning of the Books, 10 May 1933." Several angles of big bonfire in front of the university in Berlin, into which books are tossed. Joseph Goebbels addresses the crowd; speech re. the ending of Jewish domination of German intellectual life. Narration in German says that "un-German and immoral [undeutsch und unsittlich] books are being burned." After the speech, the gathered crowd, including SA men, sing -- natural sound, not very organized. (Tune of "Deutsch ist die Saar")
04:41:02 "Christening of New German Aircraft in Presence of Cabinet Members." (very brief, only title shows).
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