Film, Video Frido Mann: Democracy Will Win

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Frido Mann: Democracy Will Win
Following in his grandfather's footsteps, Frido Mann spoke about current threats to democracy in America and Europe on his tour through more than a dozen cities in the U.S. and Canada as part of the "Wunderbar Together" Year of German-American Friendship.
Event Date
October 01, 2019
-  Author and psychologist Frido Mann is grandson of of German writer Thomas Mann. After fleeing Europe just before the outbreak of the Second World War, Thomas Mann toured the U.S. with a series of lectures on the dangers of fascism for liberal democracy. The elder Mann also gave several lectures at the Library of Congress, where he served as consultant on Germanic literature for three years beginning in 1942 and remained a Library Fellow in German Literature until his death.
Running Time
1 hours, 18 minutes, 11 seconds
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online text

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