Dazzling art, dubious dealers, and greedy Nazi leaders eager to convey an air of grandeur and power. That’s only part of the story behind one of the greatest thefts in history. The Nazi plot to strip Jews of their art, furnishings, and even objects of little value was a sign of their greater ambition—to destroy a people and erase their history. Watch live on Facebook to learn about some of the victims and perpetrators—and a mole who secretly documented the theft and hiding places of priceless art.
Lynn H. Nicholas, author of The Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War
Dr. Edna Friedberg, Historian, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Watch live at facebook.com/holocaustmuseum. You do not need a Facebook account to view our program. After the live broadcast, the recording will be available to watch on demand on the Museum’s Facebook and YouTube pages.