The U.S. and the Holocaust

The War Refugee Board & Hungary

Clip: Episode 3 | 5m 59s  | Video has closed captioning.

In 1944, President Roosevelt established the War Refugee Board – the only government agency created by any of the Allies specifically to do what it could for the Jews still under Nazi threat. Much of the Board’s most effective work was focused on Hungary with the help of fellow diplomats from neutral nations. It was still home to some 800,000 Jews, the largest remaining population in Europe.

Aired: 09/21/22

Rating: TV-14


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