The U.S. and the Holocaust

“Yearning to Breathe Free” (1938-1942)

Episode 2 | 2h 17m 35s  | Video has closed captioning.  | Video has audio description

As World War II begins, Americans are united in their disapproval of Nazi brutality but divided on whether to act. Some individuals and organizations work tirelessly to help refugees escape. Meanwhile, Charles Lindbergh and isolationists battle with Roosevelt to try to keep America out of the war. Germany invades the Soviet Union and secretly begins the mass murder of European Jews.

Aired: 09/20/22

Expires: 09/17/29

Rating: TV-MA


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