World History

"FDR and the Jews"

Richard Breitman

About the Program

Richard Breitman, history professor at American University, examines the historical debate over whether President Franklin D. Roosevelt was indifferent to or a defender of the Jews of Europe during World War II.  Mr. Breitman speaks at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

About the Authors

Richard Breitman

Richard Breitman is a history professor at American University.  He is the co-author of FDR and the Jews with Allan Lichtman. His books include Official Secrets: What the Nazis Planned, What the British and Americans Knew.


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Past Airings

  • Monday, February 17th at 2:15pm (ET)
  • Saturday, February 8th at 4:30pm (ET)
  • Sunday, February 2nd at 6:30am (ET)
  • Sunday, January 26th at 6:30pm (ET)
  • Saturday, January 25th at 11am (ET)
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