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Remembering World War II

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Friday, September 21, 2007

Once again, World War II is alive in popular culture. This year alone we can expect the launch of 3 new films, a 14-hour documentary TV series, and at least 8 new books on the subject. WNYC’s Sara Fishko, considers our endless fascination with the most documented event in history.

Recommended Reading by the authors heard in this File:

The Good War's Greatest Hits: World War II and American Remembering by Philip Beidler
At Memory's Edge: After-Images of the Holocaust in Contemporary Art and Architecture by James E. Young
Projections of War by Thomas Doherty

More:

Howard Hawks' 1943 film "Air Force" is available at amazon.com.

You can listen to a great selection of archival sound at "www.authentichistory.com".

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