Part three of Latino Americans, this episode covers World War II and the following years, as Latino Americans serve their new country by the hundreds of thousands but still face discrimination and a fight for civil rights back in the United States.
Scholars Peter Hayes, Deborah Dwork, Wendy Lower, Joshua Rubenstein, Michael Berenbaum, and Jonathan Petropoulos describe the steps that Nazi Germany took in deciding to murder the Jews of Europe.
Farah Pandith speaks about how George Washington's 1790 letter to the Hebrew Congregation of Newport, Rhode Island began a American tradition of respect toward people of different faiths.
Elie Wiesel explains that he wrote his memoir Night out of a duty to bear witness to his experiences in the Holocaust.
Jacques A. speaks at the Facing History and Ourselves 2012 Chicago benefit dinner.
This film tells the story of the people of Le Chambon, who saved 5,000 Jews during WWII.