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February 01, 2018
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Ticket Price:
Free

Time:
7 p.m.

Location:
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco
3200 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94118

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Americans and the Nazi Threat:
What Did Californians 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 tended to focus inward in the 1930–40s. Step back in time with Museum and local experts to explore headlines and artifacts from that time period in California. 

Speakers
John Garvey,
Historian and Author of San Francisco in World War II
Joanna Wasserman, Education Initiatives Manager, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 

Moderator
Leah Garchik, Features Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle

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