Letters, Sep. 15, 1941

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The Dr. Friedrich Schönemann that you list as Professor of America in the course offered by the University of Berlin for "the training of governors for conquered provinces" is evidently the Dr. Schönemann who was exchange professor at the University of Nebraska four or five years ago. At that time he made no particular attempt to hide his Nazi aspirations or activities. At least he spoke rather openly of both to me, in return for some fairly patient listening to the Herr Doktor's story of his kidney trouble. At that time I was writing a novel that purported to be...

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