America Views the Holocaust, 1933-1945 A Brief Documentary History

ISBN-10: 0312133936

ISBN-13: 9780312133931

Edition: 1999

Authors: Robert H. Abzug

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Combining historical narrative with primary sources, the author chronicles the unfolding events in Nazi Germany while tracing policies in the US. Relying on American journalistic sources he provides students with a contemporary context.
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List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 1/15/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 236
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Introduction: Facing the Horrors
The First Years of the Nazi Regime, 1933-1935
American Jewish Committee, from The Jews in Nazi Germany, 1933
The Official Decrees and Measures against the Jews
Execution of Decrees
The Effect of the Anti-Jewish Measures
Acts of Violence against Jews Since Hitler Became Chancellor
Letters of the American Friends Service Committee
Letter to J. S. Conning, May 5, 1932
Letter to Clarence E. Pickett, June 28, 1932
Letter to Gilbert L. MacMaster, March 30 (typed April 3), 1933
Letter to Clarence E. Pickett, July 23, 1933
The Anti-Nazi Boycott
Anti-Nazi Boycott Circular Letter, 1933
Anti-Nazi Poster, 1934
Mainstream Views
"A Jew Protests against Protesters," Christian Century, April 12, 1933
"Mass Meeting Protests Hitler's Anti-Jewish Program," Christian Century, April 26, 1933
"Hitler's Speech," Los Angeles Times, May 19, 1933
Personal American Press Reports from Hitler's Germany
"Editor Holds Riots Inspired by Nazis," New York Times, July 26, 1935
"Nazis Ask World to Combat Jews," New York Times, July 28, 1935
Exclusion, Emigration, and War, 1935-1941
"Germany: Hitler Decrees Swastika Reich Flag; Bars Intermarriage; Relegates Jews to Dark Ages," Newsweek, September 21, 1935
"Germany: Jews Begin to Feel a Soft Spot in the Iron Heel," Newsweek, September 28, 1935
Participation in the 1936 Berlin Olympics: Jews, African Americans, and Others
"Statement of Non-Jewish Advocates of Boycott," New York Times, October 25, 1935
Letter to Count Henri Baillet-Latour, November 25, 1935
"NAACP Asks AAU to Abandon Olympics," Pittsburgh Courier, December 14, 1935
"The Black Eagles," Pittsburgh Courier, July 11, 1936
Refugees, Kristallnacht, and Coughlin
"Refugees," Time, July 18, 1938
Letter to Betty and Bobby, November 28, 1938
Diary Entry, November 16, 1938
Exchange between Raymond Geist and George Messersmith, December 5 and 20, 1938
from Am I an Anti-Semite? December 11, 1938
"Topics of the Times: Refugee Ship," New York Times, June 8, 1939
An Atlantic Monthly Symposium on Jews
from "The Jewish Problem in America," Atlantic Monthly, June and July 1941
from "The Anti-Semitic Problem in America," Atlantic Monthly, August 1941
"The Intermarriage," Atlantic Monthly, September 1941
The Lindbergh Controversy
"F.D.R. Creating War Incidents, Lindbergh Says," Chicago Daily Tribune, September 11, 1941
"Lindbergh's Nazi Pattern," New Republic, September 22, 1941
"The Forbidden Theme," Christian Century, September 24, 1941
Imagining the Unimaginable, 1942-1945
The Nazi War against the Jews
American Knowledge and Comprehension
"Wandering Jews," Time, December 15, 1941
"Views and Reviews," Commonweal, December 26, 1941
"Jews after the War," Nation, February 21 and 28, 1942
"The Massacre of the Jews," New Republic, December 21, 1942
Diary Entry, December 3, 1942
"Horror Stories from Poland," Christian Century, December 9, 1942
"Polish Atrocities Are Entered in the Books," Christian Century, December 30, 1942
"Behind the Wall (Life -- and Death -- in Warsaw's Ghetto)," Collier's, February 20 and 27, 1943
"Remember Us," Reader's Digest, February 1943
Examples of Anti-Semitic Doggerel
"While the Jews Die," Nation, March 13, 1943
From Minutes of the American Delegation at the Bermuda Conference, April 20, 1943
"A Program of Inaction," Nation, June 5, 1943
"Blood at Babii Yar -- Kiev's Atrocity Story," Newsweek, December 6, 1943
"In Every Voice, in Every Ban," New Republic, January 10, 1944
"A Reply to Screamers," Christian Century, February 16, 1944
From Final Summary Report of the Executive Director, War Refugee Board, September 15, 1945
Extermination Camps Revealed
"Murder, Inc.," Time, September 11, 1944
"Biggest Atrocity Story Breaks in Poland," Christian Century, September 13, 1944
"Polish Death Camp," Collier's, October 14, 1944
Views of the Liberations
The Americans Have Come -- At Last! 1945
Broadcast Transcript from Buchenwald, April 15, 1945
from Agee on Film, May 19, 1945
"Gazing into the Pit," Christian Century, May 9, 1945
Epilogue: The Changing Historical Perspective
Chronology of Events Related to the Holocaust (1933-1945)
Questions for Consideration
Selected Bibliography
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