The U.S. and the Holocaust

The U.S. and the Holocaust “The Golden Door (Beginnings – 1938)”
Episode Description:
Congress passes its first laws restricting immigration after decades of maintaining open borders; in Germany, Hitler and the Nazis begin their persecution of Jewish people, causing many to flee to other countries including America.

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 9:30pm
Monday, September 26, 2022 at 11am

 

The U.S. and the Holocaust “Yearning to Breathe Free (1938 – 1942)”
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.

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 8pm & 10:25pm
Monday, September 26, 2022 at 1:20pm

 

The U.S. and the Holocaust “The Homeless, The Tempest-Tossed (1942 – )”
Episode Description:
A group of dedicated government officials fights red tape to support rescue operations. As the Allies liberate German camps, the public sees for the first time the sheer scale of the Holocaust and begins to reckon with its reverberations.

Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 8pm & 10:15pm
Monday, September 26, 2022 at 3:45pm