Tuesday Sept. 20th NYC 13's broadcast of Ken Burns film "Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War" SITE CITE #germany


John Paul Lowens <jplowens@...>
 

Information on the Sept. 20, 2016 PBS broadcast at:
http://www.defyingthenazis.org/
The official press release >from the US Public Broadcasting System
(PBS) includes a detailed description and much background information:
http://tinyurl.com/hz94sal

A link to a trailer for the documentary is included. It's at:
http://tinyurl.com/zexc6fa
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQH501USEmU&feature=youtu.be

This Documentary Tells Untold Story of American Husband and Wife Who
Spent Nearly Two Years on Life-Threatening Missions in Europe to Save
Refugees and Dissidents >from Nazi Occupation.

The 90-minute film tells the story of Waitstill and Martha Sharp, a
Unitarian minister and his wife >from Wellesley, Massachusetts, who
left their children behind in the care of their parish and boldly
committed to multiple life-threatening missions in Europe. Over two
dangerous years they helped to save hundreds of imperiled political
dissidents and Jewish refugees fleeing the Nazi occupation across
Europe. Director: Artemis JoukowskI, Producer: Matthew Justus,
Screenplay: Artemis Joukowsky, Matthew Justus; Cast includes the voice
of Tom Hanks.

Much more information about the film and this story
are available via Google search.

John Paul Lowens, Suburban NYC with thanks to JGSLI and Randi Patrick

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