In 1932, Fox Helped Make Propaganda Films for Hitler

Posted on October 1st, 2010 Dan

Webster G. Tarpley, Ph.D.
TARPLEY.net
September 30, 2010

Observers of the current US election season have noted the prominent role of Rupert Murdoch’s reactionary Fox News Channel, which currently employs GOP and “Tea Party” partisans Sarah Palin, Glen Beck, Mike Huckabee, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, Sean Hannity, and others. Some have alleged that a television network carrying so many potential political candidates and propagandists on its payroll is unprecedented. But there is a precedent for large-scale Fox intervention into a political campaign.

In 1932, the German newsreel subsidiary of Fox News Channel’s corporate ancestor, Fox Films, intervened in national elections in Germany.

The candidate Fox supported was Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.

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46 Responses to “In 1932, Fox Helped Make Propaganda Films for Hitler”

  1. One of the main factors that led to Hitler’s rise was the hyperinflation of Weimar Republic’s currency, the Mark.

    Now take a look at the price of precious metals and tell me we aren’t teetering on the bring of hyperinflation here.

    Hordes of starving people holding worthless paper money will gladly take a job marching you and your family off to a death camp.