Historian claims the Associated Press collaborated with Nazis

March 31, 2016 6:41 AM

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The Associated Press is refuting a historian's assertion that the news agency collaborated with the Nazi regime in the 1930s and supplied American newspapers with material from the Third Reich's propaganda ministry.

In an article published in the academic journal Studies in Contemporary History, historian Harriet Scharnberg asserts that the AP was able to continue operating under the Nazi regime, long after other news agencies had been forced out, by cooperating with the fascist German government.

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