” We, of course, have the power of hindsight in our arsenal, but people living in Berlin in that era didn’t. What would that have been like as this darkness fell over Germany? “


” Hitler was such an anomalous character – he was so over-the-top chaotic in his approach to statesmanship, his manner and in the violence which overwhelmed the country initially. I think diplomats around the world… felt like something like that simply would not be tolerated by the people of Germany. “


” There’s something so relentless and foul about Hitler and his people, and the way things progressed from year to year. It just got to me in the strangest way. “


” There’s a powerful appeal in the ‘I didn’t know that’ effect. I love it when people say, ‘Gosh, I didn’t know that. “


” It troubled me that we had these reports of torture of detainees, we had people jailed at Guantanamo Bay who couldn’t even talk to their lawyers and couldn’t see the evidence against them – sort of fundamental bedrock civil liberties things. “



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We, of course, have the power of hindsight in our arsenal, but people living in Berlin in that era didn
Hitler was such an anomalous character - he was so over-the-top chaotic in his approach to statesmanship, his manner and in the violence which overwhelmed the country initially. I think diplomats around the world... felt like something like that simply would not be tolerated by the people of Germany.


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It troubled me that we had these reports of torture of detainees, we had people jailed at Guantanamo Bay who couldn
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