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Susan Berman: Uncle Julius

Susan Berman discusses her uncle taking a boat out to try and see his family on the St. Louis while it was anchored in Miami.

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Susan Berman: Moving to the US

Susan Berman describes the kind of work her family did upon arriving in the United States, as well as what they did to try and bring over other family members still in Europe.

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Susan Berman: "They liked him immediately, of course."

Susan describes how her aunt met her uncle Ruby who was a musician for the USO.

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Susan Berman: Media Control

Susan Berman discusses how her family received information while living in Nazi Germany.

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Susan Berman: "And they took down the Nazi flag."

Susan Berman discusses what her aunt told her about life aboard the St. Louis and how the crew treated the passengers.

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Susan Berman: "They did everything they could to book passage on it."

Susan discusses how her family members were able to board the St. Louis to try and flee Nazi Germany.

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Susan Berman: "They were told not to intervene"

Susan discusses what her mother experienced during Kristallnacht, also known as the Night of Broken Glass, that happened in Nazi Germany in November of 1938.

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Susan Berman: "My mother never saw her father again."

Susan Berman discusses how her mother was able to be a part of the Kindertransport that sent Jewish children to Great Britain.

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Susan Berman: "They were concerned about what this would lead to."

Susan Berman discusses her family's reaction to the rise of Nazism and Adolf Hitler in Germany and if they wanted to leave the country or not.

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Susan Berman: "They received a letter from the Red Cross"

Susan Berman discusses how her family learned about the death of her grandparents who died by the hands of the Nazis during the Holocaust.

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Susan Berman: The Captain's Appeal

Susan Berman describes the captain of the St. Louis's appeal to nations to let them come to port to unload passengers.

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Hershel Greenblat: "Immigration to Israel was pretty much blocked"

Hershel Greenblat describes how many people living in displaced persons camps wished to immigrate to Israel in the years following World War II.

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Herbert Kohn: Father's Arrest

Herbert Kohn describes his father's arrest during Kristallnacht or the "Night of Broken Glass."

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Herbert Kohn: "My life changed completely"

Herbert Kohn describes how his childhood changed after being expelled from public school.

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Hillard Pouncy: They Can Do The Job

Hillard Pouncy describes Benjamin O. Davis Jr.'s efforts to keep the Tuskegee Airmen program alive.

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Jessie Moss: Life After the War

Jessie Moss describes building a house with the money she had earned from the war, and what life was like for her afterwards.

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