Peter Wyden


Born
in Berlin, Germany
October 02, 1923

Died
June 27, 1998

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Peter H. Wyden, born Peter Weidenreich, in Berlin to a Jewish family, was an American journalist and writer.

He left Nazi Germany and went to the United States in 1937. After studying at City University of New York, he served with the U.S. Army's Psychological Warfare Division in Europe during World War II. After the war, he began a career in journalism, during which he worked as a reporter for The Wichita Eagle, a feature writer for The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Washington correspondent for Newsweek magazine, a contributing editor for The Saturday Evening Post in Chicago and San Francisco, articles editor for McCall's, and executive editor for Ladies' Home Journal. He authored or coauthored nine books, and numerous articles that appeared in
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Stella: One Woman's True Ta...

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Day One: Before Hiroshima a...

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Bay of Pigs

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The Passionate War: The Nar...

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Wall: The Inside Story of D...

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The Hitler Virus: The Insid...

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Stella

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“It’s the Hitler within us that’s our problem,” said the media expert Peter Boenisch. “Germans are pigheaded. The fascination of Hitler is a reaction to the complexity of the world, so complicated and so insoluble for the lower strata. There is no outlet for frustration.”
Peter Wyden, The Hitler Virus: The Insidious Legacy of Adolph Hitler

“The longing for a repetition of Nazi barbarism, with its racism and contempt for humanity, is being openly expressed on the streets, among cronies in pubs, on the radio and television,” the article observed. Skinhead youths would not be rampaging, it pointed out, “if they did not feel backed by the prejudices and resentments of the silent majority.”
Peter Wyden, The Hitler Virus: The Insidious Legacy of Adolph Hitler

“Normally, a guilt-laden individual is isolated from society, but in a group he does not have to endure this fate, being merely a sinner among sinners” (emphasis added). Mitscherlich s own”
Peter Wyden, The Hitler Virus: The Insidious Legacy of Adolph Hitler