The Holocaust and Refugees, Lessons for Today - Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Madlin Sadler discuss the Holocaust and Refugees, Lessons for Today. Moderated by Jake Tapper, CNN anchor and chief washington correspondent. Presented by PBS and the International Rescue Committee.
Reversing open borders, a xenophobic backlash prompts Congress to restrict immigration.
As war begins, some Americans work tirelessly to help refugees; others remain indiﬀerent.
As the Allies liberate German camps, the public sees the sheer scale of the Holocaust.
Una reacción xenófoba lleva al Congreso a restringir la inmigración.
En la guerra, algunos estadounidenses ayudan a los refugiados; otros son indiferentes.
Los Aliados liberan los campos Alemanes y el público ve la magnitud del Holocausto.
About The U.S. and the Holocaust
Inspired in part by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s “Americans and the Holocaust” exhibition and supported by its historical resources, The U.S. and the Holocaust examines the rise of Hitler and Nazism in Germany in the context of global antisemitism and racism, the eugenics movement in the United States and race laws in the American south.
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