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The Holocaust in the News

Netflix to amend Devil Next Door series after Poland complaint (BBC, 15 November 2019)

Author Interview of The Plateau (NPR, 31 August

Antisemitism in US Politics (NPR, 29 August 2019)

The History of "Public Charge" Requirements in U.S. Immigration Law (NPR, 13 August 2019)

What if Instagram Existed During the Holocaust? (Brut., 2 May 2019)

Hungary's New Holocaust Museum Isn't Open Yet, But It's Already Causing Concern (NPR, Joanna Kakissis, 8 February 2019)

A History of When the US Chose Immigrants by Their Country of Origin (13 January 2018, NPR)

What America Taught the Nazis, Ira Katznelson, The Atlantic (November 2017)

'Portugal's Schindler' is Remembered, Decades After His Life-Saving Deeds (NPR, 4 August 2016)

Newly discovered Himmler Diaries being serialized by Bild BBC (2 August 2016); Huffington Post (3 August 20

"Nostra Aetate" Opened Up Catholic, Jewish Relations 50 Years Ago (NPR, 2 November 2015)

"Experimenter" Star Peter Sarsgaard on Stanley Milgrim's Radical Work (NPR, 29 October 2015)

This powerful video shows how racism manifests in America today (Vox Identities, 22 September 2015)

Immortalized as "The Woman in Gold," How a Young Jew Became a Secular Icon (NPR, 23 June 2015)

Varian Fry and the American Rescue Committee (12 March 2015, National WWII Museum)

Searing Memories of Nazi Germany's First Concentration Camp (NPR, 29 April 2015)

Family Film Offers Glimpse of 'Three Minutes in Poland' Before Holocaust (NPR, 16 November 2014)

Picasso, Nazis and a Daring Escape in 'My Grandfather's Gallery' (NPR, 20 September 2014)

Saving the Children (60 Minutes; Bob Simon interviews Sir Nicholas Winton)

For a Rabbi who Worked with the Naizs, is Judgment 'Unjust'?

External Links

Andruss Library

Bloomsburg University Today


Department of History

Holocaust History Websites

America and the Holocaust (PBS American Experience)

The Anne Frank Center USA

Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (University of Minnesota)

David Wyman Institute

Dimensions: A Journal of Holocaust Studies

German History in Documents and Images

German Propaganda Archive at Calvin College

Holocaust Research Project

Jewish Virtual Library

The Nizkor Project

The Nizkor Project's Adolf Eichmann Trial

The Nizkor Project International Military Tribunal

Presidential Advisory Commission on Holocaust Assets in the US (archived website)

The Science of Hatred

Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust

United State Holocaust Memorial Museum

Tracing the Fates of the St. Louis Passengers (USHMM)

United States National Archives Holocaust Era Assets

Unites States National Archive Interagency Working Group

Voices of the Holocaust (David P. Boder Interviews)

Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem: Holocaust Resource Center

Yizkor (Holocaust Memorial Books at NY Library)

History of the Holocaust

Fall 2019 Course

Syllabus (updated 9 August 2019)

Writing Manual (includes how to cite sources for essays; pdf)

Summer 2017 Online Course

Syllabus Summer 2017 (updated 11 May 2017)

Filmography and TVography (pdf, upated 10 April 2017)

Recorded Lectures

(Note: includes audio and video that may take a few minutes to download depending upon speed of internet connection, etc)

Human Nature and the Holocaust

Quotations in the Lecture (pdf)

Hitler and the Germans:

Part 1 of 3, Part 2 of 3, Part 3 of 3

Quotations or Lecture Handouts (pdf)

Antisemitism, Racism, and Prejudice:

Part 1 of 2 Part 2 of 2

Quotations or Lecture Handouts (pdf)

The Search for a "Solution"

Part 1 of 3, Part 2 of 3, Part 3 of 3

Quotations or Lecture Handouts (pdf)

The Decision to Kill:

Part 1 of 3, Part 2 of 3, Part 3 of 3

Quotations or Lecture Handouts (pdf)

Explaining Perpetrator Behavior:

Part 1 of 3, Part 2 of 3, Part 3 of 3

Quotations or Lecture Handouts (pdf)

Jewish Responses to Persecution in the Killing Years:

Part 1 of 3, Part 2 of 3, Part 3 of 3

Quotations or Lecture Handouts (pdf)

Auschwitz: Historical Context


Quotations or Lecture Handouts

The Ghettos in Holocaust History

Part 1 of 1

Remembering the Holocaust:

Part 1 of 3, Part 2 of 3, Part 3 of 3

Quotations or Lecture Handouts (pdf)

Politics of Rescue:

Part 1 of 4, Part 2 of 4, Part 3 of 4, Part 4 of 4

Quotations or Lecture Handouts (pdf)