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Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust Previous Broadcasts

KQED World: Mon, May 5, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

This documentary recounts a fascinating, yet seldom-told, chapter in World War II history. It chronicles a real-life Casablanca, in which a high-profile group of poker buddies - including Colonel Dwight Eisenhower - hatched an intricate international plan of rescue and re-settlement, saving 1300 Jews from certain death in Nazi concentration camps. The program tells this gripping story through interviews with historians, friends and relatives of the key participants, and first-person accounts from refugees who detail their harrowing escape from Europe and immigration to the Philippines.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, May 10, 2014 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Fri, May 9, 2014 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, May 8, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED Channel 9: Thu, May 8, 2014 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, May 8, 2014 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Channel 9: Wed, May 7, 2014 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, May 7, 2014 -- 11:00 PM
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