MassLive: Ken Burns Holocaust documentary raises important questions, say survivors, educators


Ken Burns’ new PBS documentary offers a multi-layered look into a democracy built on immigration and egalitarianism likely to resonant with viewers as those interviewed discuss anti-Semitism, racism and authoritarianism in the country when the Nazis rose to power in Germany and began to introduce anti-Jewish legislation and propagate hatred against the Jewish population.

Educator Cara Crandall is a TOLI teacher in Massachusetts who will incorporate the Burns’ documentary into the unit she does each year on the Holocaust with her seventh grade students.

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