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Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission


Exploring America & The Holocaust

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Calendar   Workshops
Location Zoom
Date Tue, Sep 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Duration   1h

Join Echoes & Reflections and USHMM as they explore how to teach about America and the Holocaust, incorporating features of the new upcoming Florentine films documentary from the new film by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick & Sarah Botstein: The U.S. and the Holocaust. Program Manager Jen Goss and USHMM Historian Dr. Becky Erbelding will examine the motivations, pressures, and fears that shaped Americans’ responses to Nazism, the European refugee crisis of the 1930s, and the Holocaust. Discuss the difficult questions that emerge from studying the U.S. and the Holocaust and learn more about our brand-new online course for educators to teach this topic using the film, built in partnership with USHMM, Echoes & Reflections, and PBS Learning Media.

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Echoes & Reflections' webinars are designed to increase participants’ knowledge of Holocaust history, explore and access classroom-ready content, and support instructional practice to promote student learning and understanding of this complex history and its lasting effect on the world.

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