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Posted at Alternet.org on Mar. 14, 2016

What Will a Trump Presidency Look Like? The Rise of the Nazis Is a Pretty Good Guide

They Thought They Were Free: The Germans 1933-'45 is an intensely personal book for me. Although I was born after Hitler was five years dead, the horrible dance between fascism and democracy has fascinated me since childhood. Through a series of odd coincidences, my adult life has been heavily intertwined with those of both Hitler's Nazis and their victims.