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04/11/2003 Archived Entry: ""Hitler" executive producer fired for stating the obvious"


ZAP2IT.COM: The executive producer of a CBS miniseries about Adolf Hitler's rise to power has been fired after giving an interview in which he compared the current mood of Americans to that of the Germans who helped Hitler rise to power.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Gernon was fired Sunday (April 6) from Alliance Atlantis, the production company making "Hitler: The Rise of Evil" for CBS. He had worked there 11 years and was head of the firm's long-form programming division. ...

"It basically boils down to an entire nation gripped by fear, who ultimately chose to give up their civil rights and plunged the whole nation into war," Gernon said in the interview. "I can't think of a better time to examine this history than now."

Da. Ve heff vays of dealing mit dose who question the glory of der Vatterland.

Posted by Claire @ 09:21 AM CST

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