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  •  It's been at least 45 years (4+ / 0-)
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    raster44, mole333, Matt Z, kyril

    since I read Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, And that was the Scholastic Books' abridged version.  I bought  the book when I was in Junior High and read it at summer camp.  

    The way to combat noxious ideas is with other ideas. The way to combat falsehoods is with truth. - William O. Douglas

    by PSzymeczek on Thu May 24, 2012 at 12:54:03 PM PDT

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    •  Worth revisiting... (2+ / 0-)
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      I think I found some ancient tome of it being given away and pushed it on a shelf. Then one day started reading it and was blown away. I am sure there are some new insights. but it is so comprehensive it is amazing.

      FREEDOM ISN'T FREE: That's why we pay taxes. I Had A Thought

      by mole333 on Thu May 24, 2012 at 03:59:15 PM PDT

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      •  RAFOTTR Is In Its 50th Anniversary Printing (1+ / 0-)
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        Shirer was there as a young journalist, and this wasn't his life's goal or a grand plan, he just happened to be there and  lived it, and he had a certain degree of safety as a foreign journalist.

        There’s always free cheddar in a mousetrap, baby

        by bernardpliers on Thu May 24, 2012 at 09:19:52 PM PDT

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