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On November 20, 1945, the surviving representatives of the Nazi elite stood before an international military tribunal at the Palace of Justice in Nuremberg, Germany for the murder of millions of people.
Social unrest in Liberia inspired a coalition of Christian and Muslim women to rise up and, through nonviolent tactics, put pressure on their government to pursue peace talks.
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.
Ji-Li Jiang brings her memoir to life in this film, telling her personal story of survival during one of the most terrifying eras of the twentieth century--China’s Cultural Revolution.
Barbara Sonneborn explores the meaning of war and loss on a human level by going on a pilgrimage to the Vietnamese countryside where her husband was killed.
Sergio Vieira de Mello, a U.N. diplomat, devoted his life to humanitarianism and worked in some of the world’s most volatile regions, including Baghdad--where he was killed in 2003.
This is the story of Lt. General Romeo Dallaire’s frustrated efforts to stop the madness of the Rwandan Genocide, despite the complete indifference of his superiors.
Sholem Aleichem, an iconic Yiddish writer, portrayed Jewish life in czarist Russia through his stories, which were the bases for the Broadway musical, Fiddler on the Roof.
Sister Rose Thering, determined to fight anti-Semitism, took an active part in the Vatican II Council and its declaration that the Jews could not be blamed for Jesus’s death.
Use this guide to Ji-li Jiang’s engaging memoir set during the tumultuous years of the Cultural Revolution in China to help students explore themes of conformity, obedience, and prejudice.
During World War I, the Ottoman Turks carried out one of the largest genocides in the world’s history, killing over one million Armenians.