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The U.S. and the Holocaust
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Inspired in part by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s "Americans and the Holocaust" exhibition and supported by its historical resources, this three-part series by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein examines America’s response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the 20th Century.

With Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week set for January 23-27, concluding on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we are re-airing "The U.S. and the Holocaust" on Channel 9:

  • Part 1, The Golden Door (before 1938):  8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6
  • Part 2, Yearning to Breathe Free (1938-1942):  8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13
  • Part 3, The Homeless, Tempest-Tossed (after 1942):  8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20

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The U.S. and the Holocaust: A Community Discussion

We scheduled several broadcasts on Channel 9 of The U.S. and the Holocaust: A Community Discussion, in which San Antonio scholars discuss how the United States responded to the Holocaust:

  • 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26
  • 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29
  • 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29

Roger Barnes, a sociology professor at the University of the Incarnate Word, hosts a discussion on the United States response to the Holocaust, changes in Germany that affected how the U.S. responded, and how we as a culture remember the Holocaust.  Barnes is joined by two Holocaust scholars, Edward Westermann of Texas A&M University-San Antonio and Victoria Aarons of Trinity University.

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Holocaust remembrance shows

You can watch these Holocaust titles online.