He was small, plump-cheeked and going bald, a skillful lawyer who had long defended the underdogs of society. Now, in May 1931, Hans Litten was preparing to take on the most formidable foe in his entire career.

In the dock before him stood Adolf Hitler, leader of the Nazi Party, who was accused of waging a systematic and brutal war against the enemies of Nazism. Hans Litten, the chief prosecutor, was determined to prove Hitler guilty. The Eden Dance Palace trial was to prove one of the most dramatic legal showdowns in history. –What Happened When One Lawyer Went Up Against Hitler?

Fiction Writing Prompt: Write a story about an ordinary person who takes on someone with great power.

Journaling Prompt: What is the bravest thing you’ve ever done?

Art Prompt: Hans Litten

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt: Tell your audience the story of Hans Litten.

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