Rick Steves travelogue on fascism is essential watching | Guest View
Last updated 9/5/2019 at 11:35am
I recently had the pleasure of watching Rick Steves' travelogue on "The Story of Fascism in Europe" on PBS. As most Edmonds citizens know, Steves is Edmonds' very own travel writer, author, activist, television personality, and travel tour guide.
Like all of Steves' travelogues, "The Story of Fascism in Europe" was carefully documented and was entertaining, informative, and educational.
In the travelogue, Steves highlights historians' conclusions for the rise of fascism. Germany, Italy, and Spain's democracies had weak economies. Jobless, angry, and discouraged citizens were easily manipul...