SOMEHOW IT FEELS LIKE
“BACK TO THE FUTURE”
Purely by chance, as negotiations have been proceeding with Iran seeking ways to direct development of the Iranian nuclear program along a peaceful course, I’ve been reading William L. Shirer’s classic World War II history, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich.
Shirer covered the early days of Nazi Germany as a correspondent for CBS and other American news organizations. In his account of the pre-war military buildup he reflects on a speech to the Reichstag (given May 21, 1934) in which Hitler made the following declarations:*