When Nazis Took Over Madison Square Garden

An Oscar-nominated documentary short examines a strange piece of American history that is eerily relevant today

Rolling Stone
Feb 19, 2019 · 4 min read
German-America Bund members hail a swastika banner in Madison Square Garden on Feb. 20, 1939. Photo: Bettmann/Getty Images

By Ryan Bort

At 5:57 p.m. Monday night, roughly 20 people carrying cameras, projection equipment and stacks of informational flyers hustled through the bitter cold down Eighth…

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