09 Over the Edge - In 1936 Berlin was beautiful and had...

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-In 1936, Berlin was beautiful and had recovered from the Depression and was hosting the Olympics-Tried to use athlete’s success to show Nazi success-No anti-semitic signs were up-2 american jews were not allowed to run by the US because the US did not want to embarrass Hitler-Hitler walks out when Jesse Owens wins a race-Germany gets the most gold medalsMedia:-US govt hires photographers to capture faces of the Depression to use the media as a tool -The pics would appear on LIFE magazine-FDR is the one to really make radio use widespread-Also used the news reel to shows pipes, highways, dams being built-Germany: loudspeakers were put on the streets and cheap home radios were everywhere, so everyone was in reach of Hitler’s words-Propaganda films showed the Aryan race achieving many physical goals-The news reel of the 1934 Nazi Party Congress made Hitler look like God-The way Hitler spoke and used gestures during speeches made the audience go wild-

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