Daniel Jonah Goldhagen discusses his book "Hitler's Willing Executioners"

BROADCAST: Apr. 30, 1997 | DURATION: 00:53:00

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Synopsis

Who were these ordinary people who killed and what made them do what they did are among the questions answered in Daniel Goldhagen's book, "Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust". Jews were in league with the devil and their alleged evil came from their biology. It was believed, for the good of the country, to get rid of the German threat, the Jews had to be exterminated, according to Goldhagen.