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Ken Burns: U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST — Hybrid Advanced Screening
September 8, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
JCRC is partnering with Pioneer PBS and the Fagen Fighters WWII Museum to host a special advance screening of THE U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST — a new PBS series directed and produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein. The hybrid event will be held on Thursday, September 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Fagen Fighters WWII Museum Bomber Hangar’s Voices of Valor Theater and the Quonset Briefing Room where excerpts from the forthcoming three-part, six-hour series will be shown. The event will also be accessible as a Zoom webinar. The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited and RSVPs are requested clicking below.
Written by Geoffrey Ward, the film examines the rise of Hitler and Nazism in Germany in the context of global anti-Semitism and racism, the eugenics movement in the United States and race laws in the American south. Following the preview of the series, a presentation and discussion will be led by Steve Hunegs, JCRC Executive Director.
The Fagen Fighters WWII Museum features fully functional iconic WWII aircraft and ground equipment and vehicles as well as a WWII library and theater.