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Defying the Nazis : the Sharps' war / directors, Ken Burns, Atremis Joukowsky III ; producers, Ken Burns, Matthew Justus.

Burns, Ken, 1953- film director, film producer. (Added Author). Joukowsky, Artemis A. W., film director. (Added Author). Justus, Matthew, film producer. (Added Author). Hanks, Tom, narrator. (Added Author). Goldman, Marina, narrator. (Added Author). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
APLS-Decatur VID 940.53 DEF DVD (Text) 34207002031673 VIDA Reshelving -
Eckhart Public Library - Main DVD 940.53 DEF (Text) 840191002399005 New Movies - Main Floor Reshelving -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison DVD 940.53 DEFY (Text) 39391006770174 DVD Available -
LaGrange County Public Library - LaGrange DVD DOCUMENTARY (Text) 30477100987944 Main Floor: DVD Available -
Seymour Main Library DVD 940.5318 DEFYING (Text) 37500004219123 New Items Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627898324
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approx. 80 min.) : sound, color and black & white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Arlington, VA : PBS, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from web page.
Participant or Performer Note: Tom Hanks, Marina Goldman.
Summary, etc.: It tells the never-before-told story of Waitstill and Martha Sharp, an American minister and his wife from Wellesley, Massachusetts, who left their children behind in the care of their parish and boldly committed to a life-threatening mission in Europe. Over two dangerous years they helped save scores of imperiled dissidents and refugees fleeing the Nazi occupation across Europe.
Target Audience Note: Rating: TVPG.
System Details Note: DVD; region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: For private home use only.
Language Note: English subtitles.
Subject: Sharp, Waitstill, 1902-1984.
Sharp Cogan, Martha, 1905-1999.
Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust > Massachusetts > Wellesley Hills.
World War, 1939-1945 > Jews > Rescue.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Genre: DVD-Video discs.
Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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