Daniel Goldhagen on the Perpetrators of Genocides: A Facing History and Ourselves Podcast
In this Facing History and Ourselves podcast, we hear from genocide scholar and author Daniel Jonah Goldhagen, whose book, Worse than War—and documentary film by the same name—considers the actions and motivations of the perpetrators of genocides, as he asks the fundamental question, “Why do killers kill?”
Related Facing History and Ourselves Resources:
- Antisemitism: The Power of Myth. This set of lessons explores the relationship between hate speech and violence.
Other Related Videos Available for Facing History and Ourselves Educators from our Lending Library:
- Worse than War. Based on the book by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen, Worse Than War documents Goldhagen’s travels, teachings, and interviews in nine countries around the world, including Rwanda, Guatemala, Bosnia, Kosovo, and Ukraine.
Additional Resources of Interest:
- Voices on Antisemitism. This podcast series from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum features a broad range of perspectives about antisemitism and hatred today.
This podcast was narrated by Laura Tavares . Facing History and Ourselves Podcast theme music by John Englander.