Bearing Witness


The role of American soldiers in the liberation of concentration camps at the end of World War II is examined in this documentary.



Between the Civil War and the Great Depression, three American communities forcibly expelled African-American residents, replacing Reconstruction with Jim Crow laws.

Auschwitz: Inside the Nazi State


This six-hour documentary television series commemorates the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

Auschwitz Death Camp: Oprah, Elie Wiesel


As Oprah Winfrey and Elie Wiesel walk through the grounds of Aushwitz, Wiesel describes his personal experience of being interned at the age of fifteen.

At the River I Stand

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At the River I Stand skillfully reconstructs the two eventful months that transformed a strike by 1,300 Memphis sanitation workers into a national conflagration.

Antisemitism in the 21st Century


This film looks at the resurgence of antisemitism since 2000, especially in the Middle East, by examining its historical roots.

American Idealist


In the shadow of the war in Vietnam and assassinations and rebellions at home, Sargent Shriver launched a string of social interventions.

America and the Holocaust: Deceit and Indifference


This episode of The American Experience considers the role of the United States in the Holocaust and the restrictive immigration policies of the time.



The essence of the Holocaust is depicted in one single incident: the gassing of unsuspecting innocent school children, using an ambulance to lead them to their death.



Black South African freedom music played a central role against apartheid. This film specifically considers the music that sustained and galvanized blacks for more than 40 years.


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