Eleanor, Hitler, Albert Speer discussed on Fresh Air - Best Of: Max Brooks / 'What She Ate' / Poet Molly McCully Brown

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Shapiro's astute reading of eleanor 's food trail testifies to eleanor his distaste for that official role the eva braun chapter here is practically the insane inverse of eleanor 's and every bit as a looming aiding since bronze existence as hitler's mistress was kept secret from the public she gloried in her private and very feminine role as hostess of the meals at hitler's mountain retreat were high ranking nazis feasted on the righteousness of their cause shapiro opens bronze life story with its chilling end late april 1945 when she and hitler were hiding in the berlin bunker where they would commit suicide brunt welcomed architect albert speer to the bunker for a frantic goodbye visit and is he recalled in his memoir braun ever the enthusiastic hostess ridi aided and almost gays serenity how about a bottle of champagne prayer farewell braun asked and some sweets i'm sure you have an eaten in a long time as shapiro says the guilt freeze zone in the heart of hitler dumb that braun helped create through gourmet meals held fast to the very end several times throughout what she eight shapiro repeats what surely is one of her life's mantras food talks but somebody has to hear it how lucky for us readers that laura shapiro has been listening so perceptively for decades to the language of food marin again teaches literature at georgetown university here reviewed what she eight by food historian laura shapiro coming up poet molly mccauley brown tax about poetry faith and disability this is fresh air weekend support for this podcast than the following message come from morgan stanley for more than eighty years morgan stanley has offered financial wisdom to its clients and for the last few weeks they'd been offering financial wisdom on a brand new podcast the morgan stanley ideas podcast will answer some questions you've wondered about for years and others you didn't even know you had find out on the morgan stanley ideas podcast available from your favorite podcast directory morgan stanley smith barney llc and morgan stanley and co llc members civic.

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