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Munich Pact Anniversary

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Munich Pact Anniversary

Munich Pact Anniversary

Munich Pact Anniversary

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Neal Conan reports on the Munich Pact — an agreement forged sixty years ago between the leaders of France, Britain, Germany and Italy that was designed to provide "peace for our time." Essentially, French, British, and Italian leaders gave Adolf Hitler exactly what he wanted. Soon, the Munich Pact was recognized as an unmitigated disaster, and bad memories of the Pact helped define American foreign policy throughout the Cold War.