75 years ago the “death sentence for the Jews” was handed down while the U.S. remained silent.
With the American press whitewashing the Nazi dictator, Jewish organizations staged a mock trial at Madison Square Gardens.
The former VP was a passionate supporter of Israel who turned Truman’s Mideast arms embargo into a major campaign issue in the 1948 elections.
Standing up for the Zionist cause and for black civil rights.
Rudolf Vrba's report saved 200,000 Hungarian Jews. It could have saved three times that number.
The free world's muted reaction to the Kristallnacht pogrom foreshadowed the terrible silence with which it would greet the Nazis' Final Solution.