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America and the Holocaust : deceit and indifference / written and produced by Martin Ostrow ; directed by Martin Ostrow ; WGBH Boston.

Linden, Hal. (Added Author). McCullough, David G. (Added Author). Ostrow, Martin. (Added Author). WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.) (Added Author). PBS Video. (Added Author). Shanachie Entertainment Corp. (Added Author). Fine Cut Productions. (Added Author). Host, David McCullough; narrator, Hal Linden (Cast).

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 Funding Source: FUND: B & T

Record details

  • ISBN: 1566331455
  • Physical Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 90 min.) : sound, black and white with color sequences ; 1/2 in.
  • Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video 1994.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
"A Fine Cut Productions, Inc. film."
Originally broadcast in 1994 as an episode of the television program The American experience
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Stephanie Munroe; series editors, Llewellyn Smith, Jane Feinberg; on-line editor, Bill Kenney; music composed by Sheldon Mirowitz; on-line editors (for American experience), Dan Watson, Doug Martin, Stephen Baracsi
Participant or Performer Note:
Host, David McCullough; narrator, Hal Linden
Summary, etc.:
Uses interviews, official photos, home movies, and archival footage to explore the factors that shaped America's response to the Holocaust and asks the question "Why didn't America do more?" Looks at America's inaction through the experiences of a Jewish refugee trying to save his parents, and through documented evidence of official policies of the U.S. government
System Details Note:
VHS format
Subject: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Jewish refugees.
World War, 1939-1945 > United States.
World War, 1939-1945 > Jews > Rescue > United States.

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