A Tragedy for the World - A Reckoning for Our Nation
The U.S. and the Holocaust
The new film by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein
October 6, 6:00 p.m.
Fayetteville Public Library
401 W. Mountain St.
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Arkansas PBS and the University of Arkansas Libraries will present a free public forum at the Fayetteville Public Library Thursday, Oct. 6, at 6 p.m. focusing on the new documentary “The U.S. and the Holocaust,” a three-part, six-hour series directed by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein. The event includes selected clips from the film and a moderated conversation that tackles questions raised in the documentary that remain essential to our society today. It will address the profound question: how can we learn from the past?
Panelists will lead a discussion of American history during and preceding the war, including aspects of American culture that were valued and emulated by the Nazis.Panelists: