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The National Trudeau delivers official apology for Canada's role in the MS St. Louis

The Nazi regime of Adolf Hitler tested the limits of Canada's humanity in the lead up to the Second World War and Canada's government failed that test "miserably," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said. Trudeau made an apology in the House of Commons for the 1939 decision by the Canadian government to turn away a boatload of German Jews seeking refuge ...
  • 2018
  • 00:06:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/03/2019

News in Review - March 2015 ​Auschwitz Liberation: 70 Years Later

In the face of growing anti-Semitism worldwide, "let not the past be our children's future" was the unified call as Jews and non-Jews, survivors and their families gathered in Poland in January to pay respect to those who lost their lives in the notorious Auschwitz concentration camp.
  • 2015
  • 00:17:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/17/2015

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The National D-Day 70: Holocaust Survivor Reunites with Rescuer

To mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day, The National follows a Montreal man to Poland for an emotional reunion. Holocaust survivor Sidney Zoltak reconnects with the Polish man who, as a teenage boy, saved 11-year-old Zoltak and his family from the Nazis.
  • 2014
  • 00:15:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/18/2014

Doc Zone Love, Hate and Propaganda: Selling War (Part 2 of 6)

When Adolf Hitler begins his campaign of conquest in 1939, most Germans actually don't want war. But Hitler and his propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels use every tool of propaganda to change their minds. German pride is invoked to justify the invasion of Poland and France — among other countries. Dark messages of hatred are used to persuade Germans that minorities ...
  • 2010
  • 00:42:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Love, Hate and Propaganda: Changing the Story (Part 6 of 6)

By 1945, propaganda machines that had geared populations for war now have to prepare them for peace. With the end of the war and the beginning of the Cold War, enemies would become partners, and allies now foes. The Allies chase the Nazis out of France and close in from all sides on Berlin. The "free French" retake their beloved ...
  • 2010
  • 00:43:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Love, Hate and Propaganda: Hiding the Horrors (Part 5 of 6)

With the D-Day invasion in June 1944, the Allies finally establish a beachhead in France and begin to roll back the Nazi forces. In order not to dampen morale, the Allied High Command hides the true human cost of taking Normandy, both for the allied soldiers and for the unfortunate citizens of Northern France who will suffer enormous casualties as ...
  • 2010
  • 00:42:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Love, Hate and Propaganda: Truth and Total War (Part 4 of 6)

Germany and Japan have mastery of the seas and control of the major theatres of war. But by 1943, the tide is changing and both countries will have to change their messaging accordingly to reflect a new emerging reality. Truth and Total War explores how "total war" proves to be a major turning point for all combatants and how the ...
  • 2010
  • 00:42:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - March 2005 Auschwitz: Remembering The Horror

On January 27, 1945, Soviet soldiers liberated the Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz in southwestern Poland. More than one million people were murdered at the camp, most of them Jews. This year some of the survivors returned to Auschwitz and joined world leaders at a ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of its liberation. In this News in Review story ...
  • 2005
  • 00:10:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2005

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