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Episode One: The Golden Door (Beginnings-1938) (The U.S. and the Holocaust)

Part of the Series : The U.S. and the Holocaust: A Film by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein
3-Year Streaming Price: $199.95



After decades of open borders, a xenophobic backlash prompts the United States to pass laws restricting immigration. In Germany, Hitler finds support for his antisemitic rhetoric and the Nazis begin their persecution of Jewish people, causing many to flee to neighboring countries or America. FDR and other world leaders are concerned by the growing refugee crisis but fail to coordinate a response.

Length: 128 minutes

Item#: BVL282622

Copyright date: ©2022

Closed Captioned

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