Jill Lepore on Nazi Propaganda and the Fate of “Axis Sally”
From the We Have Ways of Making You Talk Podcast
We Have Ways of Making You Talk is a weekly show exploring the war in close up, hosted by comedian Al Murray and historian James Holland as they discuss all matters Second World War.
Mildred Gillars, or Axis Sally as she was known, was an American broadcaster employed by Nazi Germany as a radio propagandist during The Second World War. Al Murray and James Holland are joined by Harvard professor Jill Lepore to discuss Nazi propaganda and the fate of Axis Sally.
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Jill Lepore is the host of a podcast called The Last Archive, which traces the history of evidence, proof, and knowledge in search of an answer to the question: Who killed truth? It includes an exploration of Nazi and Soviet propaganda.