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Episode Two: Yearning to Breathe Free (1938-1942) (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 Kristallnacht, Jews are desperate to escape Hitler’s expanding reach. Americans are united in their disapproval of Nazi brutality but divided on whether or how to act even as World War II begins. Charles Lindbergh speaks for isolationists while FDR tries to support the European democracies. The Nazis invade the Soviet Union, and the Holocaust begins in secret.

Length: 137 minutes

Item#: BVL282623

Copyright date: ©2022

Closed Captioned

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