During an interview given to the journalist Andrea Barbato for a Rai broadcast, which aired on 8 May 1965, entitled "La lotta per la libertà. Vent’anni di opposizione al fascismo", the historian Renzo De Felice defined the racial laws of 1938 «one of the most unpopular acts committed by the fascist regime, which the Italian people, along with some Mussolini followers, do not accept», as «infamy contrary to the traditions of the country».
The project “Fascist Past. Fascism and Nazism in the TV story RAI and Mediaset”, aims to analyze the ways in which Italian television has told the experience of the fascist and National Socialist regime, over 70 years of Italian history (from 1954, the beginning of RAI television broadcasts, to 2022), influencing convenient narratives, wrong perceptions, […]
The webdoc that you are preparing to navigate is presented as a new generation interactive teaching tool aimed primarily at students and teachers but also at a non-specialist audience who want to approach the television and historiographical story about fascism and the nazism. The web doc is divided into sections: an introductory part with a […]
28th October: Fascism takes the power
11 February: Lateran Treaty. The agreement between the fascist regime and the Vatican
9 May: Conquest of Ethiopia and proclamation of the Empire.
10 June: Italy enters World War II
25 July: Fascist regime collapses. The King arrests Mussolini and entrusts the government to Badoglio
8 September: Armistice with the Anglo-Americans announced. German occupation and Resistance begins
23 September: the Italian Social Republic is born, with headquarters in Salò
25 April: Liberation from Nazi Fascism
8-9 November: German National Socialist Party attempts coup
30 January: The birth of the Third Reich
The persecutory norms against the Jewish population.
1939: the clash between Republicans and Franco ended with the victory of Franco, supported by Fascism and Nazism
22 May: The diplomatic and military agreement between Hitler and Mussolini.