Magda Goebbels - Hitler's First Lady (2001)

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  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    2001

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Synopsis

Documentary about Magda Goebbels, looking at her background, events in her life - including an earlier relationship with a Jewish activist, her personality, family and relationship with her husband and Nazism and Hitler. Considers her ambition and ruthless cutting off of past Jewish friends or ties and the decision to join Hitler in the bunker, refusing offers to let the children escape, and ending in her murdering her own children and committing suicide along with her husband.

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