This riveting account of German resistance is based on years of research by the distinguished journalist Anne Nelson. This is a beautiful and moving portrait of ordinary but heroic figures---an untold story of a circle of Germans and German-Americans in Berlin who took a principled stand against Hitler and the Holocaust.
"Courage Against Totalitarianism"
Paralyzed by grief and unable to put his thoughts into words, Nick, a fire captain, seeks the help of a writer to compose eulogies for the colleagues and friends he lost in the catastrophic events of September 11, 2001. As Joan, an editor, draws Nick out about "the guys," the substance and meaning that lie beneath the surface of seemingly unremarkable people is revealed. And Nick and Joan learn about themselves, about life, and about the healing power of human connection through talking about the guys.
Tonight on the program, guest host Major Garrett discusses the FBI's recommendation on Hillary Clinton with Ari Melber, chief legal correspondent for MSNBC, and Eric Lichtblau of The New York Times.
Next, an update on the U.S. presidential election with Bob Costa of The Washington Post, Anne Gearan of The Washington Post, and Colleen McCain Nelson of The Wall Street Journal.
We conclude with a discussion on artificial intelligence with Lucy Suchman of Lancaster University, Nathaniel Popper of the New York Times, and Zeynep Tufekci of the University of North Carolina.