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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.


consigliere noun, plural consiglieri
a member of a criminal organization or syndicate who serves as an adviser to the leader.

Fiction Writing Prompt: Use the word of the week in whatever you write today.

Journaling Prompt:   What have you learned about human nature from crime stories?

Art Prompt: Consigliere

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt: Use the word of the week in your article or speech.

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