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Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War
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Overview - This documentary recounts the humanitarian efforts of American minister Waitstill Sharp and his wife Martha during World War II, as they spend two years helping a number of refugees flee from the Holocaust. Directed by Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky.  Read more...

 
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Overview

This documentary recounts the humanitarian efforts of American minister Waitstill Sharp and his wife Martha during World War II, as they spend two years helping a number of refugees flee from the Holocaust. Directed by Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky.

Cast List

Ken Burns - Documentarian
Ken "The Kid" Burns - Documentarian
Sheldon Mirowitz - Composer
Geof Thurber
Artemis Joukowsky
Michael Julian Berz
Greg McLeary
Tom Hanks - Oscar-winning actor/director/producer
Thom Hanks - Oscar-winning actor/director/producer
Yehuda Bacon
Marina Goldman
Yehuda Bauer - Interviewee
Joseph Ben-David - Interviewee
Robert "Kim" Bingham - Interviewee
Peter Braunfeld - Interviewee
Clement Brown - Interviewee
Joanna Brown - Interviewee
Margaret Carroll - Interviewee
Catherine Vakar Chvany - Interviewee

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 90
  • Color Format: (unknown/unconverted)
  • UPC: 841887029704
  • Genre: Television: PBS
  • Rating: NR
  • Release Date: September 2016

Related Categories:
Movies > Education/General Interest
Movies > Biography
Movies > War/Military
Movies > World History/Culture

Related Keywords:
Rescue
Documentary
Nazis
Clergy
Morals
Religious Beliefs
Holocaust

 
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Reviews:
"The new documentary DEFYING THE NAZIS: THE SHARPS' WAR from Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky, briskly relates their wartime heroism through the couple’s own words, and interviews with the Sharps’ descendants, the rescued, and scholars." - 09/08/2016 Los Angeles Times

 
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