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This series considers contradictions that lie at the heart of the founding of America. The infant democracy pronounced all men to be created equal while enslaving one race to benefit another.
Since the riots of Stonewall in 1969, The LBQT community has worked hard, fought, and experienced tragic defeats and exciting victories.
In this memoir, MacDonald details his story of growing up in Southie, Boston's Irish Catholic enclave, and examines the ways the media and law enforcement agencies exploit marginalized working-class communities.
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.
Use this guide to the documentary film America and the Holocaust to help students think critically about the ways Americans reacted to the plight of the Jews in Nazi-occupied Europe.
This episode of The American Experience considers the role of the United States in the Holocaust and the restrictive immigration policies of the time.
In the shadow of the war in Vietnam and assassinations and rebellions at home, Sargent Shriver launched a string of social interventions.
This collection of autobiographical true stories illuminates the experiences of a teenage Polish boy before World War II.
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.
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.
This six-hour documentary television series commemorates the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
Between the Civil War and the Great Depression, three American communities forcibly expelled African-American residents, replacing Reconstruction with Jim Crow laws.