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A dying Nazi begs absolution from a young Jewish man. Does the Jew have a moral obligation to forgive him?
Six-year-old Scout is forced to face a new, frightening side of her rural southern town when her attorney father defends a black man accused of raping a white woman.
This 1962 film version of Harper Lee’s classic novel retells the story of Atticus Finch and his defense of a black man charged with rape in a racially divided small southern town.
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.
James Nachtwey, an award-winning war photographer, has not missed documenting a single war for over twenty years, probably seeing more suffering and dying than anyone else alive.
Melba Pattillo’s autobiographical account of the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, explores not only the power of racism, but also ideas of justice, identity, and choice.
August was born with a facial deformity and has been homeschooled―until now. Entering fifth grade, he must navigate being the “new kid” in a mainstream school.
"Chuck Out the Men" (Raus mit den Männern) is a Cabaret song composed by Friedrich Hollaender in 1926 during the Weimar Republic in Germany.
Commentary by Professor Lawrence Langer. Painting by Samuel Bak. See full size painting.
Commentary by Professor Lawrence Langer. See full size painting.
"It's All a Swindle" (Alles Schwindel) by Mischa Spoliansky and Marcellus Schiffer is a Cabaret song from the Weimar Republic in Germany, 1931.
Commentary by Professor Lawrence Langer. Artwork by Samuel Bak. See full size artwork.