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The Heretics’ Hour: Nazi Germany’s Firsts in Science, Medicine, Health

February 27, 2012

Nazi anti-smoking poster

A 1941 anti-smoking ad. In English: “He does not devour it, it devours him. The Chainsmoker”

Rodney Martin joins Carolyn Yeager to survey some of the high achievements that were accomplished under the Third Reich. Topics include:

  • 300,000 patents and copyrights taken by the Allies without compensation from defeated Germany;
  • A general emphasis on public health: preventive medicine;
  • “War on Cancer,” anti-smoking campaign, asbestos dangers discovered;
  • Understanding and treating hypothermia;
  • The development of the helicopter, rocketry, jet aircraft and stealth bombers;
  • Developments of important synthetics, including fibers, fuels and buna rubber;
  • Magnetic tape recording, cinematic innovations, and much more.

Carolyn reads about the holocaust of Hamburg in The Fire: The Bombing of Germany 1940-1945 in the first half-hour.

27 MB / 32 kbps mono / 1 hour 56 min.

Contact Carolyn:
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The Heretics’ Hour: Sculpture & Architecture in the Third Reich

December 27, 2011

Reichschancellery with Breker sculptures

Honor Court entrance to Reichschancellery designed by Albert Speer, with Arno Breker sculptures Die Partei and Die Wehrmacht.

Guests Wilhelm Kriessmann, who saw action on the Eastern Front in WWII, and Rodney Martin who specializes in the culture of the Third Reich, discuss with Carolyn the very high achievements in these two branches of the arts, so much of which was wantonly destroyed by the Allies during and after the war.

Because of technical problems at VoR, this program was aired on Talkshoe on Oct. 31.

27 MB / 32 kbps mono / 1 hour 56 min.

Contact Carolyn:
carolyn carolynyeager.com

The Heretics’ Hour: Painting & Music in the Third Reich

October 25, 2011

Leipzig Orchestra

Leipzig Symphony performance conducted by Wagnerian C. Muck, attended by Adolf Hitler

Wilhelm Kriessmann and Rodney Martin join Carolyn for a discussion of the thriving and varied art and music life of National Socialist Germany. Dr. Kriessmann was in Austria during the 1930s, and stationed in Berlin during the wartime years of the 1940s, able to experience much of the culture that was available. Topics include:

  • The attributes of Modernism following WWI;
  • German art, degenerate art and foreign art;
  • The styles and themes of National Socialist-approved painting;
  • Music was everywhere, ranging from opera to German jazz to folk songs;
  • Wagner, Bruckner, Strauss, Pfitzner and Furtwaengler;
  • Art was highly supported and continued to be right through the war years;
  • Joseph Goebbels “diaries” still controversial.

27 MB / 32 kbps mono / 1 hour 56 min.

Contact Carolyn:
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The Heretics’ Hour: Culture of the Third Reich

October 10, 2011

Theatre showing 'Triumph of the Will'

Premiere for Triumph of the Will by Leni Riefenstahl, 1935

Rodney Martin shares his expertise on German films of the National Socialist period. Topics include:

  • How the films reflect real life during the Adolf Hitler regime;
  • The creative freedom and lack of censorship the filmmakers enjoyed;
  • How German films compare to Hollywood films;
  • Where these films can be found, if they survived Allied destruction;
  • General myths and lies about culture in National Socialist Germany.

Rodney Martin can be emailed at director@wvfoundations.org.

27 MB / 32 kbps mono / 1 hour 56 min.

Contact Carolyn:
carolyn carolynyeager.com

The Heretics’ Hour: Outrage and Violence in Europe

July 25, 2011

Rudolf Hess's grave

Hess grave before and after

Rodney Martin joins Carolyn for the second week to comment on the grave robbing of Rudolf Hess in Wunsiedel, Germany and the Oklahoma City-type bombing in Oslo, Norway, along with the gunning down of scores of teenagers at a island campground near Oslo. We know who is responsible for the first event but we’re not sure yet about the Norway massacre. Who is Anders Breivik really and who benefits from what he did? Time will tell.

13 MB / 32 kbps mono / 0 hour 57 min.

Contact Carolyn: carolyn carolynyeager.com

The Heretics’ Hour: Interview with Rodney Martin

July 18, 2011

Rodney Martin

Rodney Martin is a committed activist for White traditionalist political and family values. He and his wife home school their five children, ages 9 to 16. Always especially interested in the period from WWI to the end of WWII, he’s developing an organization that will present seminars, cultural events and film festivals showcasing the great cultural upsurge during the Third Reich. Martin also believes we need to record the stories and memoirs of our own survivors from this period, and has been doing just that.

13 MB / 32 kbps mono / 0 hour 54 min.

Contact Carolyn:
carolyn carolynyeager.com

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