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Weekend Galimaufry - Thomas Mann

Writers this time. Thomas Mann delivering a dinner speech for the New School for Social Research in New York on April 15, 1937. Again, an excerpt (f

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Writers this time. Thomas Mann delivering a dinner speech for the New School for Social Research in New York on April 15, 1937. Again, an excerpt (fitting the YouTube format) from a half hour talk. Mann, as so many lucky enough to flee the horrible conditions of Nazi Germany, sought to warn the world of the dire consequences and systematic dismantling of all intellectual and progressive thought throughout Germany after 1933. Chilling, to hear the voice of this literary giant, realizing his books were being burned by the thousands and his creativity denounced as degenerate.

(Thomas Mann - "Intellectual Freedom and Responsibility")

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