State of Deception

When: May 1-July 14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 2019

The Nazi Party developed a sophisticated propaganda machine that deftly spread lies about its political opponents, Jews and the need to justify war. But Nazi propaganda was much more complex than that. For the Nazis to achieve power and pursue their racial policies and expansionist war efforts, a much more nuanced picture had to be painted – one that would appeal to broad swaths of the population, not just a fanatical extreme. After seizing power, the Nazi Party took over all communications in Germany. It marshaled the state’s resources to consolidate power and relentlessly promote its vision of a racially pure utopia.

Price: Free.