U.S. Response to Nazi-Era Refugee Crisis

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights hosted a talk on early 20th century immigration policy and the Nazi-era refugee crisis of the 1930s and… read more

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights hosted a talk on early 20th century immigration policy and the Nazi-era refugee crisis of the 1930s and 1940s. U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum historian Rebecca Erbelding described how the Immigration Act of 1924 quota system impacted the crisis. Ms. Erbelding argued that American racism, anti-Semitism and xenophobia played a role in limiting the arrival of Jews in America. close

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U.S. Response to Nazi-Era Refugee Crisis

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Program ID:
459052-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 07, 2019 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 13, 2019 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Apr 07, 2019 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 07, 2019 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 13, 2019 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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