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Surviving the Holocaust: Segment 3 — Isolating Jews from Society

Surviving the Holocaust: Segment 3 — Isolating Jews from Society

>>Narrator: Nazi practices included a systematic removal of all Jewish influences. Jewish businesses were marked and patrons were discouraged from entering. Irene’s father lost his lumber business because it was seized outright by the Nazis with no compensation. Jewish citizens were suddenly forced to prove their citizenship in Hungary. To prove it they had to …

Austin Revealed: Chicano Civil Rights “Rise of Mexican-Americans in Politics”

Austin Revealed: Chicano Civil Rights “Rise of Mexican-Americans in Politics”

(music) – There’s increasingly high expectations being expressed by Mexican-Americans reinforced by the returning veterans from the Second World War who have experienced foxhole democracy. They come back expecting to be treated fairly, the way they were treated in the military. They’re still facing seemingly unchanging social conditions that we describe in terms of a …