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Oral history interview with Dimitris Psaras

Oral History | Accession Number: 2014.530.44 | RG Number: RG-50.855.0044

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Dimitris Psarras, born in 1953 in the Kypseli area of Athens, Greece, discusses his graduation from the Polytechnic School of Athens as an architect; working the first 10 years of his career as an architect; switching to journalism in 1980; publishing the magazine “Commentator”; forming a group with other journalists in 1990, called Ios (Virus), and writing in the newspaper “Eleftherotypia” (Free Press) under this common name; writing numerous articles and, at least, three books, one on the extreme right movement in Greece, one on the fascist organization/political party Golden Dawn, and one on antisemitism in Greece ("The Best Seller on Hatred: the Protocols of the Elders of Zion"); his young adult years which occurred during the Military Junta (1967-1974); developing very liberal leanings and being involved in the anti-Junta organization Rigas Feraios; the rise of the far-right movement in Greece; the fascist organization Golden Dawn; nationalistic sentiments in Greece; antisemitism in the Greek Orthodox Church; and the spreading of myths about Jews.

Interviewee
Dimitris Psaras
Interviewer
Anna Nomikou
Date
2016 April 18  (interview)
Geography
creation : Athens (Greece)
Language
Greek
Extent
1 digital file : MPEG-4.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2019-01-15 14:19:36
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