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Photo Credit: US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Artemis Joukowsky

Martha and Waitstill Sharp in 1939, before departing New York for Europe.

Two Americans Who Defied the Nazis

Tuesday, May 10 at 7 pm

Filmmaker Artemis Joukowsky will share excerpts from his upcoming documentary, Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War, about Martha and Waitstill Sharp, an American social worker and Unitarian minister who provided aid to refugees fleeing Nazi persecution.

In conversation with Gretchen Skidmore, Director of Education Initiatives, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Presented with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Unitarian Universalist Association.

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Event type:Films & Filmmakers