History teacher Brittany Burns' class at Algonquin Regional High School in Northborough, Massachusetts, studies the fall of Weimar Germany.
Alfons Heck recalls how he became a high-ranking member of the Hitler Youth. He talks about the importance of peer pressure and propaganda to Hitler's ability to recruit eight million German children to participate in the "war effort."
Teachers at Animo Jackie Robinson Charter High School use our Holocaust and Human Behavior resource and journey of discovery about oneself and others ("Scope and Sequence") to help students think critically about history and make informed choices.
Leon Bass describes his encounters with racism when he joined for the U.S. Army in 1943.
Aung Khine M. explains how Facing History helped him learn the power of language.
This documentary uses diary entries of youth who lived during the Holocaust and powerful images to teach a new generation about the pain of the past and hope for the future.
Professor Jonathan Petropoulos discusses the moral challenges faced by three cultural figures living in Nazi Germany, writer Gottfried Benn and artists Emil Nolde and Max Beckmann.
From the film "The Reckoning" , International prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo tells the story of the 2005 International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecution of war crimes in Darfur.