Aired Wednesday December 6, 1:35am - 2:25amon BBC Four HD

Berlin 1933

Episode 2

After being appointed as Reich Chancellor in January 1933, Adolf Hitler embarks on a push to consolidate power. He begins to purge government ministries and the civil service and takes control of the press and radio. Propaganda messages and broadcasts show a changing Berlin on the verge of a disaster. Thousands of opponents are jailed or disappear, and Jewish professionals and businesses are targeted.

Documentary / History
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