Reich to Use Films in Pushing Propaganda War on Jews, Hitler Tells Reichstag
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Reich to Use Films in Pushing Propaganda War on Jews, Hitler Tells Reichstag

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Germany will produce anti-Semitic moving pictures whose significance will be “unmistakably clear to all,” Chancellor Adolf Hitler disclosed tonight in his speech before the Reichstag.

“If other countries start broadcasting anti-Nazi programs, we will stop them — we shall stop this campaign of lies spread by fomenters of hatred,” the Fuehrer cried. “We shall produce anti-Semitic films whose significance will be unmistakably clear to all. We will not retreat before menaces preferred against us by any country; we shall resist a world that has become blind.”

At another point, Hitler declared, “The German people have no hatred for England, America or France,” but he charged that “Jewish and non-Jewish agitators are constantly inciting them against Germany. I therefore believe it necessary that all attacks be answered in our propaganda and in our press, and that these be communicated to the German people.”

Hitler asserted that, contrary to “the international Jewish press” speculations on war, “I believe there will be a long peace.”

The official German News Agency (D.N.B.) issued a summary of Hitler’s address, destined for publication abroad. The address began with an attack on the old German Social Democratic party and its support by Jews and the Church. Premier Benito Mussolini was hailed as the first savior of Europe from the “red plague.” National Socialism in Germany, Hitler declared, had continued this rescue work, “and at the present time we are witnesses of the same spectacle of National Socialism’s triumph in another country over Judeo-international attempts at destruction.”

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