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About This Event

Time: November 28, 2018, 7:00pm–8:30pm EST

Ticket: Free, Registration Required

Location: US Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
Washington, DC 20024
United States

Co-presented with:

Gallup
  • The Museum’s new exhibition Americans and the Holocaust features poll results from the 1930s and 1940s. US Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • The Museum’s new exhibition Americans and the Holocaust features poll results from the 1930s and 1940s. US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Public opinion polls show that most Americans disapproved of Nazism during the 1930s and 1940s. Yet, the majority of Americans also hoped to stay out of war in Europe, and many opposed admitting refugees fleeing from Nazism. This program will examine polls from the era—which are featured in the Museum’s new exhibition—and explore important questions about the gap between disapproval of Nazism and willingness to act on behalf of victims of the Holocaust.

Speakers
Daniel Greene, PhD, Curator, Americans and the Holocaust
Frank Newport, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, Gallup

Moderator
Sarah Wildman, Deputy Editor, Foreign Policy, Author, Paper Love: Searching for the Girl My Grandfather Left Behind

This program is free and open to the public but reservations are required.

For more information, please contact calendar@ushmm.org.

In cooperation with the Washington Next Generation Board