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Hochhuth

Rolf . born 1933, Swiss dramatist. His best-known works are the controversial documentary drama The Representative (1963), on the papacy's attitude to the Jews in World War II, Soldiers (1967), German Love Story (1980), and Wessis in Weimar (1992)
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Ever since the appearance of Rolf Hochhuth's play, "The Deputy," in 1963, the Catholic Church and Pope Pius XII have been excoriated for their silence before the horrors of the Holocaust.
In 1967, the German playwright Rolf Hochhuth's play The Soldiers suggested that Winston Churchill had deliberately engineered the death of the Polish General Sikorski in an airplane crash.
He's Germany's destroyer.."Rolf Hochhuth (The Deputy)
Some of the plays are well known--Rolf Hochhuth's The Deputy, Peter Weiss's The Investion, Peter Flannery's Singer, Joshua Sobol's Ghetto--but many more are not.
Encontramos um dos resumos mais agudos da descricao na "Carta aberta a Rolf Hochhuth".
Rolf Hochhuth's play-cum-book, "The Deputy," which appeared in the early 1960s, was severely critical of Pius XII's apparently callous indifference to the suffering of Jews caught in the widely cast Nazi net.
...': History and Morality in Hochhuth's Effis Nacht." Politics and Culture in Twentieth-Century Germany.
In 1963, Rolf Hochhuth's play The Deputy charged that Pins XII, with knowledge of the ongoing murder of European Jewry, remained "silent" by refusing to use the moral authority of the papacy to confront Nazi Germany and publicly condemn its genocidal policies.
The tide turned during the 1960s, with Rolf Hochhuth's play "The Deputy," the starting point for feverish questioning of Pius' reputation.
The tide turned during the 1960's, with Rolf Hochhuth's play The Deputy the starting point for feverish questioning of Pius's reputation.
The episode caused a playwright called Rolf Hochhuth to write a play called Soldiers in 1967 based on the Sikorski tragedy and staged in 1968 in London, and David Irving wrote a book called Accident?