How and Why Hitler, Nazis and the Third Reich came to Power

Adolf Hitler’s rise to power began in Germany in September 1919[a] when Hitler joined the political party known as the Deutsche Arbeiterpartei (abbreviated as DAP — German Workers’ Party); the name was changed in 1920 to the Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei — NSDAP (National Socialist German Workers’ Party, commonly known as the Nazi Party). This political party was formed and developed during the post-World War I era. It was anti-Marxist and was opposed to the democratic post-war government of the Weimar Republic and the Treaty of Versailles; and it advocated extreme nationalism and Pan-Germanism as well as virulent anti-Semitism. Hitler’s “rise” can be considered to have ended in March 1933, after the Reichstag adopted the Enabling Act of 1933 in that month; president Paul von Hindenburg had already appointed Hitler as Chancellor on 30 January 1933 after a series of parliamentary elections and associated backroom intrigues. The Enabling Act—when used ruthlessly and with authority—virtually assured that Hitler could thereafter constitutionally exercise dictatorial power without legal objection.

Adolf Hitler rose to a place of prominence in the early years of the party. Being one of the best speakers of the party, he told the other members of the party to either make him leader of the party, or, he would never return. He was aided in part by his willingness to use violence in advancing his political objectives and to recruit party members who were willing to do the same. The Beer Hall Putsch in November 1923 and the later release of his book Mein Kampf (usually translated as My Struggle) introduced Hitler to a wider audience. In the mid-1920s, the party engaged in electoral battles in which Hitler participated as a speaker and organizer,[b] as well as in street battles and violence between the Rotfrontkämpferbund and the Nazi’s Sturmabteilung (SA). Through the late 1920s and early 1930s, the Nazis gathered enough electoral support to become the largest political party in the Reichstag, and Hitler’s blend of political acuity, deceptiveness and cunning converted the party’s non-majority but plurality status into effective governing power in the ailing Weimar Republic of 1933.

Once in power, the Nazis created a mythology surrounding the rise to power, and they described the period that roughly corresponds to the scope of this article as either the Kampfzeit (the time of struggle) or the Kampfjahre (years of struggle).

Freedom Downtime – documentary about Kevin Mitnick

Freedom Downtime is documentary produced by famous “2600” hackers group and it is story of life of hacker Kevin Mitnick. If you have ever watched movie TakeDown which is story of Kevin Mitnick from the eyes of accusers then you need to watch this movie too. At least to get objective view of Kevins life.

Original subtitles are available here in English, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil) and French.
Around the world, computer hackers are being portrayed as the newest brand of terrorists. This is a story of a hacker named Kevin Mitnick, imprisoned without bail for nearly five years. Freedom Downtime tries to uncover the reasons why the authorities are so scared of Mitnick as well as define what exactly he did. Surprisingly, no real evidence is ever presented by the authorities to back up the sensationalist claims in mass media. But when a Hollywood studio decides to make a movie about Mitnick’s life through the eyes of one of his accusers, hackers turn to activism to get their message out. Through interviews with relatives, friends, lawyers, and experts in the computer and civil liberties arena, a picture of a great injustice becomes apparent. A cross-country journey uncovers some realities of the hacker culture as well as the sobering fact that so many technically young adept people are being imprisoned.

This is the 2004 release, containing more footage than the original cut in 2001.

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Gate Of Heavenly Peace”-Tiananmen Square Protest

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3W7lPPFvjK6QzHbsoB65ijJBUEanhBoR

Gate Of Heavenly Peace A comprehensive and controversial American documentary that was translated into Chinese, flying all over torrent and emule in China. subbed into English (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7ou2-…), but here in its original form… almost. The video section is the Chinese version… Interestingly the original English version aired on PBS’s frontline is almost impossible is find here in the US. Perhaps because it deviated so much from the official line…

Chongqing – China’s Secret Metropolis

This film is an introduction to the world’s fastest growing city, a place that welcomes 1300 new citizens every day and whose economy grew by 16% last year. China is undergoing the fastest and most extensive industrial revolution in history, and Chongqing is its epicenter.

This first ever English language feature length documentary about Chongqing was filmed on location between February and June 2013.

Of Muppets & Men: The Making of the Muppet Show

Of Muppets and Men is a 52 minute documentary produced during the fifth season of The Muppet Show. It was syndicated in 1981.

The documentary features appearances by Muppet Show performers Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Louise Gold, Richard Hunt, Jerry Nelson, Kathryn Mullen, Steve Whitmire, and Brian Muehl; writers Jerry Juhl, Don Hinkley, David Odell, and Chris Langham; director Peter Harris; producer David Lazer; and guest stars Roger Moore and Raquel Welch.

Finding ‘Mike’

Finding ‘Mike’ is the powerful and inspirational real life story of Jonny Benjamin’s search for the stranger that stopped him taking his life off Waterloo Bridge six years ago.
Postcard Productions met with Jonny – who suffers from schizo-affective disorder – at the end of last year to discuss possible film projects and having secured access subsequently devised the idea for a feature documentary that would follow him on the hunt for the man he calls ‘Mike’.
We created a social media and PR strategy to launch Jonny’s campaign which went viral across the globe. Trending on twitter in the UK as well as places as far afield as Australia, South Africa and Canda it attracted international press coverage with Jonny appearing on TV and in print across the world including CNN, This Morning and the Huffington Post.
The film captures every step of Jonny’s remarkable journey including the phenomenon of the campaign, the many leads and ‘Mikes’ that came forward and ultimately his successful reunion with the man that saved his life. Everything changed for Jonny that day, but also, as a result, he has become a mental health campaigner who in his own right has helped transform the lives of many other people around the world through his work.
Emotional, heartwarming and thought-provoking, this is a film about a simple human interaction and how one man’s kind gesture six years ago has had a huge butterfly effect beyond what anyone could ever have imagined…
findingmike.co.uk/

Beer is cheaper than therapy

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=303_1362837685

This documentary looks for an answer to the question of why the number of suicides among young American veterans and soldiers of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan is so frighteningly high. The filmmakers traveled to Killeen, Texas, home of Fort Hood – the largest Army base in the United States where last year, 19 soldiers committed suicide. The kaleidoscopic film consists of interviews with soldiers and family members, sometimes anonymous, who are heard in voice-over while we see close-ups of soldiers in a tattoo shop, heads being shaved at a barbershop and young boys partying before deployment. Signs that read “We support our troops” and “Welcome home, heroes” stand in stark contrast to the reality described by the soldiers

Bulgaria’s Abandoned Children

The Social Care Home – where 75 unwanted children are growing up – is the main employer in the small village of Mogilino. Few of the children can talk, not necessarily because they are unable but rather because no one has ever taught them how.
Kate meets the children in this tragic, silent world, such as Milan, the gentle giant who spends his days doing chores and watching over the others, and mildly autistic 18-year-old Didi, who is able to talk, and has plenty to say, but no one to speak to. The children that surround them suffer a variety of problems, many are blind or deaf and some are unable to leave their beds, many are literally wasting away.
Abandoned into the hands of the staff at Mogilino these children inhabit a bleak uncaring world, so devoid of normal everyday stimulus that many have taken to rocking slowly and constantly in their chairs just for something to do.
Bulgaria has more institutionalised mentally and physically disabled children than anywhere else in Europe. This film is a heart-rending and eye-opening look into the life of one such institution.

This is the follow up story done years later
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/8307256.stm