The U.S. and the Holocaust
Life in Auschwitz
Clip: Episode 3 | 5m 22s
Holocaust survivor Eva Geiringer reflects on life in Auschwitz. In 1944, Americans first learned details of the camp when three escapees meticulously documented what they’d seen. When the War Refugee Board received the report from Switzerland, they made the firsthand testimony public, and it became headline news. But Americans still couldn't grasp the scale and scope of the crime.
Aired: 09/21/22 |
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