Nazi Fires To Get 160 Writers' Books

Helen Keller, Jack London and Judge Lindsey Are Among the Proscribed.
Publication Date
Saturday, May 6, 1933
Historical Event
German Students, Nazis Stage Nationwide Book Burnings
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Early Acts of Persecution
Article Type
News Article
The New York Times
New York, New York
Page Section and Number
Guido Enderis (Wireless to The New York Times)
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Ashley C.

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Learn More about this Historical Event: German Students, Nazis Stage Nationwide Book Burnings


Birchall, Frederick T. “Burning of the Books, May 10, 1933.” In National Socialist Germany: Twelve Years that Shook the World, edited by Louis L. Snyder, 101–104. Malabor, FL: Krieger, 1984.

Stern, Guy. “The Burning of the Books in Nazi Germany, 1933: The American Response.” (external link) Simon Wiesenthal Center Annual 2, (1985): 95–114.

Stern, Guy. Nazi Book Burning and the American Response: Distinguished Lecture. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University, 1991.

United States Holocaust Memorial Council. Nazi Book Burnings and the American Response. Washington, DC: United States Holocaust Memorial Council, 1988.

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