Skip to main content

How could so many people support Hitler? - Joseph Lacey


1,091 Questions Answered

TEDEd Animation

Let’s Begin…

Philosopher Hannah Arendt was a German Jew who dedicated herself to understanding how the Nazi regime came to power, and more specifically, how it inspired so many atrocities. She believed the true conditions behind the unprecedented rise of totalitarianism weren’t specific to Germany, and developed theories on how to best combat such threats. Joseph Lacey explores the work of Hannah Arendt.

About TED-Ed Animations

TED-Ed Animations feature the words and ideas of educators brought to life by professional animators. Are you an educator or animator interested in creating a TED-Ed Animation? Nominate yourself here »

Meet The Creators

  • Educator Joseph Lacey
  • Director Sarah Saidan
  • Narrator Christina Greer
  • Storyboard Artist Sarah Saidan
  • Animator Paul Cotoni
  • Compositor Paul Cotoni, Rafaël Massé
  • Art Director Sarah Saidan
  • Composer André Aires
  • Sound Designer André Aires
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Producer Sazia Afrin
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Fact-Checker Charles Wallace

More from Things They Don't Teach in School But Should