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The Refugee Crisis of 1939: U.S. Policy in the Face of Nazism

Special showing of the film 'Complicit'
When Oct 18, 2017
from 03:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Where McKeldin Special Events Room, (Room 6137)
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Contact Phone 301-405-4305
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The Refugee Crisis of 1939: U.S. Policy in the Face of Nazism. This event will feature a special showing of the film, Complicit, which looks at the U.S.'s decision to turn away Jewish refugees fleeing from  Nazi Germany in 1939 aboard the SS St. Louis. Speakers following the film will include academics, Former Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat, and survivors from the SS St. Louis.

Reception at 3:30 p.m., Film and panel begin at 4:00 p.m.

Special film screening of Complicit

Speakers:

  • Former Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat
  • Jeffrey Hert, UMD Department of History
  • Diane Afoumado, US Holocaust Museum
  • Survivors of the SS St. Louis

Co-sponsored by: Center for Global Migration Studies; Nathan and Jeannette Miller Center for Historical Studies; Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies; SS St. Louis Legacy Project

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