Course of Our Times, The; Mussolini's Italy
More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Undigitized item: Request Digitization
Untranscribed item: Request Transcription
- Course of Our Times, The
- Mussolini's Italy
- Program Number
- Series Description
Historical survey hosted by Abram Sachar, Brandeis University. Series release date: 1973
- Program Description
“The poverty of the country, the disillusionment of returning war veterans, a craven national government, and the threat of the industrial-military-clerical status quo, created a climate in postwar Italy for the rise of the Fascists and the emergence of their leader, Mussolini. A poseur on a grand scale, this ‘sawdust Caesar’ destroyed painfully built democratic institutions, created a police state, and ultimately, in alliance with Germany, threatened the whole of the civilized world. Retribution caught up with him and his own people hanged him like a herring in the public square of Milan and dissolved the Fascist state.”
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Chicago: “Course of Our Times, The; Mussolini's Italy,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 19, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D6088E250D534EA99ADFCAB2A91BFCE7.
- MLA: “Course of Our Times, The; Mussolini's Italy.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 19, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D6088E250D534EA99ADFCAB2A91BFCE7>.
- APA: Course of Our Times, The; Mussolini's Italy. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D6088E250D534EA99ADFCAB2A91BFCE7