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Summary: On the day of a huge rally celebrating Hitler's visit to Rome, which underscored the infamous alliance between the Nazis and Mussolini's fascist regime, a brief encounter between a weary housewife and a radio announcer unfolds into an intimate drama.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SPE

Moseley, Ray

Contents: The last spectator -- After the fall -- Birth of the Salò republic -- The fate of the Roman Jews -- Mussolini and Claretta -- A most unhappy family -- Galeazzo Ciano and Edda -- Troubles on all fronts -- The Partisan war develops -- Il duce and the Jews -- The liberation of Rome -- A terrible summer -- More atrocities, greater despair -- "I have ruined Italy" -- The secret negotiations -- In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taylor Trade Pub. 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MUS

Bosworth, R. J. B.

Summary: In 1945, disguised in German greatcoat and helmet, Mussolini attempted to escape from the advancing Allied armies. Unfortunately for him, the convoy of which he was part was stopped by partisans and his features, made so familiar by Fascist propaganda, gave him away. Within 24 hours he was executed by his captors, joining those he sent early to their graves as an outcome of his tyranny, at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arnold 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MUS

Summary: World War II - Mussolini and associates are killed at Lake Como

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1945

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Adams, Henry Hitch

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Time-Life Books 1982

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 940.53 WOR

Summary: From Mussolini to Saddam Hussein, dictators have shaped the world we live in. How did they seize and wield power? What forces rose up against them or resisted them in secret? How did they finally come to the bitter end? This series answers those questions in six immersive hours, each a revealing portrait of brutality and power.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2019

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DIC

Bosworth, R. J. B.

Summary: An evaluation of Italy's notorious Fascist period under dictator Benito Mussolini considers its violence and demands for obedience, noting how it served as a model for other twentieth-century dictatorships while arguing that the nation's largely undeveloped country and tribal family structures helped Italians to devise creative survival and resistance methods.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945.091 BOS

Summary: He was the world’s first Fascist dictator, a man with grandiose visions of restoring the Roman Empire. His exaltation of violence inspired Hitler. And yet, in the 1920s, world leaders were full of praise for Benito Mussolini and his anti-Communist stance. This program examines the rise of Italian Fascism - from its roots in Italy’s humiliating loss in the WWI battle of Caporetto to the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Axelrod, Alan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alpha 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MUS

Summary: Mussolini observes giant 100K rally in Rome on anniversary of Fascist power;

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1929

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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