Alessandro Barbero discusses how Italy became fascist, focusing on the role of propaganda in shaping public opinion. He describes how the government used propaganda to convince the public that the war was not over, and how this led to the downfall of the fascist regime.
Alessandro Barbero discusses the responsibility of Italy's leaders in the 1930s for the country's Nazi-influenced Fascism. He also discusses the importance of propaganda during this time and how effective it was in turning the public against democracy and liberalism. Finally, he talks about a comic strip he came across that depicts Italian President Vittorio Emanuele Orlando begging Allied leaders for help as Italy's government falls into disarray.