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Leni Riefenstahl was a German film director notorious for making the most effective Nazi propaganda films. In this documentary, she addresses her past for the first time on camera.
Filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl's controversial masterwork is an artful work of propaganda showcasing German chancellor and Nazi Party leader Adolf Hitler at the 1934 Nuremberg Rally.
In 1939, Waitstill and Martha Sharp left behind the safety of their Massachusetts home and flew to war-torn Europe to help feed, shelter, and rescue thousands of refugees.
Not all Jews caught in the terror of Hitler’s Europe were passive; there were many Jewish men and women who exemplified the highest level of courage and human dignity.
During WWII, Pierre Sauvage and his family were hidden in the French village of Le Chambon. The Chambonnaise people saved approximately 5,000 Jewish adults and children during the war.
Mass media was used for the first time in history during WWII to influence the hearts and minds of both Germans and Americans.
This documentary is about the liberation of the concentration camps at the end of WWII. It includes interviews with liberators and survivors, and photographs taken at the time of liberation.