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Nazi Gold
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FRONTLINE is investigative journalism that questions, explains and changes our world. Since 1983, FRONTLINE has served as PBS's flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience.

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It may be the final tragedy of the Holocaust. For years, many survivors and their families have tried in vain to collect the assets deposited in Swiss banks before the war. Many were turned away empty-handed. Today, new information about Switzerland's financial relationship to the Nazi war effort has blemished its long-held reputation of neutrality. FRONTLINE examines the Swiss role in supporting Nazi Germany and explores the internal politics in Switzerland that allowed their border police to turn away fleeing Jews, into the hands of the Gestapo. The program also examines the Swiss response as they have been forced to address Holocaust survivors reparations.

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