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Searching for an effective way to teach their students about the scale of the Holocaust, school officials in Tennessee devise a unique class project involving paper clips.
Using an obscure paragraph in Germany's penal code dating back to 1871, the Nazi government arrested gay men, sending them to jail or concentration camps, where they were tortured and murdered.
Alternating chapters contrast the wartime experiences of two young Germans—Helen Waterford, who was interned in a Nazi concentration camp, and Alfons Heck, a member of the Hitler Youth.
This documentary recounts the untold tale of the Jewish resistance during World War II, and the moral dilemmas facing the Jewish youth who organized an underground resistance in the Vilna ghetto.
Porraimos, the Romani word meaning “the devouring,” is the first American documentary to expose how eugenics was used to persecute not only Jews, but also Gypsies.
Six Holocaust survivors tell their stories of living under the Nazis, providing a narrative of events spanning from the prewar years, to the end of WWII, to freedom.
A child's nightmare unfolds in Ji-li Jiang's chronicle of the excesses of Chairman Mao's Cultural Revolution in China in the late 1960s.
Sonia Schreiber Weitz recalls her childhood experiences during the Holocaust and explains why she has chosen to “bear witness” through writing poetry.
Journalist Nicholas Kristof travels to the Democratic Republic of Congo to investigate the growing humanitarian crisis. He highlights individuals whose stories reflect the country’s horrific situation.
This collection of diaries written by young people during the Holocaust reflects a vast and diverse range of experiences, some being refugees, some hiding, and some being imprisoned in ghettos.
These full-color, museum quality posters are reproductions of five paintings by Samuel Bak, a Holocaust survivor.
This documentary explores Samuel Bak’s work and life through the lens of his childhood experiences in Vilna, where he was interned with his parents during the Holocaust.