Wednesday, September 28, 2016

"A Self-Obsessed 'Clown' with a Strangely 'Scattershot, Impulsive Style'"

"He peppered his speeches with coarse phrases and put-downs of hecklers. Even as he fomented chaos by playing to crowds' fears and resentments, he offered himself as the visionary leader who could restore law and order."

Michiko Kakutani in The New York Times reviews Volker Ullrich's Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939.

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