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November 28, 2017
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7 p.m.

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Beth Torah Congregation Benny Rok Campus
20350 Northeast 26th Avenue
North Miami Beach, FL 33180

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Americans and the Nazi Threat:
What Did Floridians Know?
Public Program
People look at Washington, DC, newspapers on September 1, 1939—the day Nazi Germany invaded Poland, starting World War II. <i>Harris & Ewing Collection/Library of Congress</i>
People look at Washington, DC, newspapers on September 1, 1939—the day Nazi Germany invaded Poland, starting World War II. Harris & Ewing Collection/Library of Congress

While media around the country provided frequent and vivid accounts of rising Nazi brutality in Europe, Americans focused inward in the 1930–40s. Step back in time with Museum experts to explore headlines, reactions, and artifacts from that time period in Florida, including news articles unearthed by volunteer citizen historians. Panelists also will discuss actions taken within local communities, including demonstrations, letters to the editor, and petitions calling for action.

Co-presented with Beth Torah Congregation and CBS 4



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