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The Democrat and the Dictator

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58 minutes, black & white and color
Source: Social Studies School Service

Franklin D. Roosevelt and Adolf Hitler both rose to power in 1933 and both died twelve years later in 1945. Bill Moyers looks at these two charismatic leaders--their words and gestures--as they were captured on film. The piece also helps to explore the issue of how one nation retained its democratic traditions and another rejected them.

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