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September 27, 2006
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The auction in Great Britain of artwork attributed to Hitler is under attack. The 21 items, made during World War I, were due to be sold Tuesday by the British auction house Jefferys. According to an editorial in the British paper The Guardian — which reprinted some of the images — the media’s interest in the sale is an example of “unthinking intoxication with fame and infamy.”

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