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GREAT CONVERSATIONS

Erik Larson

  • Aired: 06/20/2012
  • 56:30
  • Rating: NR
Larson's In the Garden of Beasts tells of Hitler’s early years in power through the perspective of the U.S. ambassador to Germany at the time, William Dodd. At first this new world seemed full of energy and goodwill, nothing like what newspapers back home had portrayed. But slowly a pall of intrigue and terror fell over the family—until the cataclysmic weekend that changed things forever.
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Erik Larson, author of In the Garden of Beasts, is interviewed by NPR's Robert Siegel.
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