The estate of the Nazi war criminal Joseph Goebbels is suing the publisher Random House over a book that used extensive excerpts from Goebbels’ copyrighted diaries.
While not always considered high art, journalist Victor Navasky says the power of cartoons to provoke and amuse is so strong that their creators can end up famous, jailed or dead. Navasky joins political editor Christina Bellantoni to discuss "The Art of Controversy," a look at how cartoons have shaped politics worldwide. Continue reading
In his book "The Art of Controversy: Political Cartoons and Their Enduring Power," journalist Victor Navasky writes about caricature’s ability to disturb dictators, humble presidents and inflame readers. We present 13 of the most impactful cartoons featured in the book. Continue reading
Never before has the story been told of a group of Americans who lived in Berlin as Hitler and his Nazi party clawed their way to ultimate power. Margaret Warner speaks with former Newsweek journalist and author Andrew Nagorski about his new book, “Hitlerland: American Eyewitnesses to the Nazi Rise to Power.” Continue reading
After surviving the Holocaust, Gerda Weissmann Klein emigrated to the United States where she has championed the values of immigrants and citizenship. Klein speaks with Judy Woodruff about her horrifying years in Nazi captivity and how the experience has inspired her work. Continue reading
A heated debate over political extremism in the United Kingdom came to a head this week when the leader of the British National Party appeared on a BBC show. Continue reading
Scholars are still discovering the full scale of the Nazi prison camp system during WWII as President Obama visited remembrances and anniversary celebrations in Europe this week. Ray Suarez reports. Continue reading
Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama takes issue with President Bush’s perceived criticism of his foreign policy positions, while the GOP lost a House seat in Mississippi, following other losses in Louisiana and Illinois. Continue reading