following publications provide information about the voyage of the
St. Louis in the larger context of American responses to the
Holocaust. The material is appropriate for individuals at the adult
or advanced high school reading level.
Richard, and Alan M. Kraut, American Refugee Policy and European
Jewry, 1933-1945. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1987.
Henry L., The Politics of Rescue: The Roosevelt Administration
and the Holocaust. New York: Holocaust Library, 1970.
Department of State. Documents on German Foreign Policy, Series
D, Vol. 5. Washington, D.C., 1953.
Irwin F., "The St. Louis Tragedy," first published
in American Jewish Historical Quarterly (December 1971), pp.
57-69; reprinted in America, American Jews, and the Holocaust,
Jeffrey S. Gurock, ed., American Jewish History: Volume 7, New York:
Routledge, 1998, pp. 144-56.
Barry J. "The Fiftieth Anniversary of the St. Louis: What Really
Happened," American Jewish History, LXXIX/2, 1989-1990.
Robert M., Tropical Diaspora: The Jewish Experience in Cuba.
Gainesville: The University Press of Florida, 1993.
Deborah E., Beyond Belief: The American Press and the Coming of
the Holocaust 1933-1945. New York: The Free Press, 1986.
Haskel, Were We Our Brothers' Keepers? The Public Response of American
Jews to the Holocaust 1938-1944. New York: Vintage Books, 1988.
John, ed., The Holocaust. Vol 7: Jewish Emigration. The S.S.
St. Louis Affair and Other Cases. New York: Garland Publishing,
Arthur D., While Six Million Died: A Chronicle of American Apathy.
Woodstock, NY: The Overlook Press, 1983.
Ogilvie, Sarah A., and Scott Miller. Refuge Denied: The St. Louis Passengers and the Holocaust. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2006.
David S., Paper Walls. America and the Refugee Crisis 1938-1941.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1985.
Verne W. FDR and the Holocaust. New York: St. Martin's Press,
following videos provide information about the voyage of the St.
Double Crossing: The Voyage of the St. Louis. Holocaust Memorial
Foundation of Illinois and Loyola University of Chicago. Distributed
by Ergo Media, Inc., Teaneck, NJ, 1992. (documentary)
Tales: The Doomed Voyage of the St. Louis. Distributed by A &
E Home Video, New York, NY, 1996. (documentary)
Voyage of the St. Louis. Distributed by Galafilm, Inc., Montreal,
Canada, 1995. (documentary)
of the Damned. Distributed by Avid Home Entertainment, Van Nuys,
CA, 1992. (feature film)
following videos provide information about American responses to the
and the Holocaust: Deceit and Indifference. Distributed by PBS
Video, Alexandria, VA, 1994. (documentary)
and the Allies. No distributor listed. BBC production, 1980. (documentary)
Shall Live and Who Shall Die? Distributed by Zenger Video, Culver
City, CA, 1982. (documentary; contains graphic images)