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The U.S. and the Holocaust

‘The U.S. and the Holocaust’: A Conversation With Co-Directors Ken Burns and Lynn Novick On Authoritarian Parallels

When directors Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein began work on The U.S. and the Holocaust around 2015, some of the events the three-part historical documentary series would depict hadn’t even happened yet. Initially, the series was inspired by questions viewers had for filmmakers including Burns after the release of The War (2007) and […]

‘The U.S. and the Holocaust’ Review: Ken Burns’ New PBS Doc Is Devastating — and Distressingly Topical

Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein's six-hour PBS documentary explores what the United States did and could have done in response to the Nazi atrocities of the Holocaust.