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America and the Holocaust [videorecording] / WGBH Boston ; written and produced and directed by Martin Ostrow.

Ostrow, Martin. (Added Author). McCullough, David G. (Added Author). WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.) (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Webster Community Public Library - North Webster DVD AME Edu. (Text) 72436000045526 DVDs Checked out 12/05/2016
Winchester Community Public Library - Winchester DVD NF (Text) 76682000112852 Free DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1593752350
  • ISBN: 9781593752354
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Boston] : WGBH Educational Foundation, c2005.

Content descriptions

General Note: Closed captioned.
Title from disc surface.
Full screen.
Originally broadcast as a television program on PBS.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Editor, Stephanie Munroe ; series editors, Llewellyn Smith, Jane Feinberg ; senior producer, Margaret Drain ; executive producer, Judy Crichton.
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 policy of the U.S. government.
Target Audience Note: No rating available.
Subject: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
World War, 1939-1945 > Jews > Rescue > United States.
World War, 1939-1945 > United States.
Jewish refugees.

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