12 February 2018 21:20 Heir donates estate of Hitler's filmmaker, Leni Riefenstahl, to cultural museum
Leni Riefenstahl always defended her work, saying she knew nothing of Nazi atrocities. A GERMAN CULTURAL foundation said it has been bequeathed photos, films, manuscripts, letters and files from the estate of Leni Riefenstahl, the legendary filmmaker best known for the propaganda movies she made for Nazi Germany. The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation 3
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There’s not much point in following sports anywhere in the world if you’re offended by spectacle. In fact, there’s never been much point in following sports if you're offended by spectacle. The first Olympics were a celebration of games, the arts and and gloriously pagan vices. The Aztecs played a kind of rudimentary combination of handball and jai alai called 2
14 November 2016 20:31 Who is Steve Bannon, Donald Trump’s new right-hand man?
US president-elect’s top adviser a pugnacious, Irish-American, conservative provocateur By installing Breitbart News executive Steve Bannon and outgoing Republican national committee chairman Reince Priebus to the most senior roles in his White House, Donald Trump will try to ride a two-headed dragon in power. Bannon represents the provocative outsider
15 March 2015 05:38 Out with Hitler and in with the New Berlin
"Whenever people think about the Olympics and Berlin, it always evokes images of 1936," says Barbara John, a respected former Berlin politician who champions bringing the 2024 Summer Games back to the city. "Now Berlin has a real opportunity to counter the images created by Adolf Hitler by displaying the polar opposite," adds John, who served as the city-state's 1