Lecture Description

Americans and the Holocaust provides a portrait of American society during the 1930s and ‘40s, examining how the Great Depression, isolationism, xenophobia, racism, and antisemitism shaped responses to Nazism and the Holocaust. Greene examines how much information about the threat of Nazism was available to Americans at the time and asks why rescuing Jews did not become a priority.

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Antisemitism and Religious Persecution Jewish

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