Hitler's Shadow Falls Over Austrian Presidential Election

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Austria is Adolf Hitler's home country, and images of the former Nazi leader have been used to slur both candidates ahead of Sunday's presidential election. The vote is being watched across Europe as a potential barometer of the rise of the far right.

Here & Now's Robin Young checks in with BBC correspondent Bethany Bell (@BethanyBellBB), who is based in Vienna.

Note: This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

This segment aired on December 2, 2016. The audio for this segment is not available.

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