America’s Response to the Holocaust: New Research, New Controversies (Part 2)

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Speaker: Dr. Rafael Medoff
Director of The David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, in Washington, DC

PART 1: The Refugee Crisis, 1933-1941 Wednesday, April 29, 7:30 PM

  • American immigration policy
  • U.S. relations with Nazi Germany
  • The Evian conference
  • Responses to Kristallnacht
  • The Voyage of the St. Louis
  • The Wagner-Roger child refugee bill.

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PART 2: The Holocaust, 1941-1945 Wednesday, May 6, 7:30 PM

  • Media coverage of the mass murder
  • Opportunities for rescue
  • American Jewish responses, including
  • The Bermuda conference
  • The failure to bomb Auschwitz
  • Antisemitism and U.S. policy

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