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THE U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST : Yearning to Breathe Free (1938 - 1942)

Encores Friday, January 13, 2023, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET

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As the war begins, some Americans work tirelessly to help refugees, while others remain indifferent.

  • Airdate(s): 9/20/2022, 8:00 - 10:00 PM ET 1/13/2023, 9:00 - 11:00 PM ET
  • #: 102
  • Original Broadcast: 9/20/2022

Episode Description

As World War II begins, Americans are divided over whether to intervene against Nazi Germany. Some individuals and organizations work tirelessly to help refugees escape. Germany invades the USSR and secretly begins the mass murder of European Jews.


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