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American Experience; America And The Holocaust: Deceit and Indifference

03/11/1999

Master Ch 1: Stereo L Ch 2: Stereo R Ch 3: Mono Mix TRT: 1:26:46


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Series
American Experience
Program
America And The Holocaust: Deceit and Indifference
Program Number

607

Series Description

Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988

Program Description

This program paints a troubling picture of the United States during a period beset by anti-Semitism and a government that, due to complex social and political factors, not only delayed action but suppressed information and blocked efforts that could have resulted in the rescue of thousands of people. An examination of these factors is framed by the moving story of Kurt Klein, a German Jew who emigrated to America and struggled against a wall of bureaucracy at the State Department to free his parents from Europe.

Duration

01:26:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Citation
Chicago: “American Experience; America And The Holocaust: Deceit and Indifference,” 03/11/1999, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_259AEBD63A61403A9078AF404A3ACCF7.
MLA: “American Experience; America And The Holocaust: Deceit and Indifference.” 03/11/1999. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_259AEBD63A61403A9078AF404A3ACCF7>.
APA: American Experience; America And The Holocaust: Deceit and Indifference. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_259AEBD63A61403A9078AF404A3ACCF7
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