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Learn about psychologist Stanley Milgram’s experiments on obedience and the insight they offer into the motives of Nazi perpetrators.
Use this guide to teach the memoir The Children of Willesden Lane and its powerful story of a woman who escaped Nazi-occupied Vienna on the Kindertransport.
Black South African freedom music played a central role against apartheid. This film specifically considers the music that sustained and galvanized blacks for more than 40 years.
Discover how the Nazis used art as a tool to promote their ideology by celebrating what they perceived as authentic German art and eliminating art they deemed degenerate.
Accompanying Elie Wiesel’s Night, the six selections in this video parallel scenes described in the memoir. It encourages students to think about universal themes of human behavior.
Explore three stories of choices people made during World War II and consider their complexities, their impact, and what they can teach about human behavior.
Estelle Ishigo, a Caucasian women artist, was voluntarily interned with 110,000 Japanese Americans in internment camps in 1942. There, she recorded the deprivations and rigors of camp life with unusual insight.
Writer Mtutuzeli Matshoba provides a vivid account of life under apartheid through the story of his friend who was forcibly ejected from his home.
A woman in a hospital, her head wrapped in bandages, awaits the outcome of a surgical procedure performed by the State in a last-ditch attempt to make her look "normal.”
Visual images in both print and television have been used to create a certain notion of our enemies both in the U.S. and abroad.
The Understanding Evil conference held in Texas examined the nature of evil, speakers discussing racism, cruelty, and the bureaucracy that fostered evil during the Holocaust.
Eva Mozes Kor, who survived Josef Mengele's cruel twin experiments in Auschwitz, shocks other Holocaust survivors when she decides to forgive the perpetrators as a way of self-healing.