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Antisemitic campaign: Boycott, Bookburning, Goebbels

Film | Accession Number: 1988.184.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0032 | Film ID: 5

"Part 2 Acquiring Totalitarian Control of Germany, 1933-1935."
"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.

"Foreign Press Conference, April 1933." Hitler speaks (not in uniform) behind a podium. Very brief.

"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")

"Christening of New German Aircraft in Presence of Cabinet Members." (very brief, only title shows).

Film Title
The Nazi Plan
Event:  1933
Berlin, Germany
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 22:02:52
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