Explore the extensive educational and outreach materials created to support the broadcast of Auschwitz: Inside the Nazi State.
"What greater purpose can history have than to try and lead people toward a possible understanding of how this crime could ever have happened? Without an understanding of how it happened, you can't begin to look around the world and think why it might happen again."
Laurence Rees, Writer and Producer, AUSCHWITZ: Inside the Nazi State
Each guide relates to a one-hour episode of the series and contains a segment-by-segment content synopsis with segment lengths, ideas to stimulate students' thinking Before Viewing the Film, Post-Viewing Discussion ideas and Curriculum Connections. Also includes selected readings. Developed especially for high school teachers of social studies, English, and humanities courses.
Background information on the series, discussion and screening suggestions. Developed for use by a facilitator in college and adult education groups.
Sets the events depicted in Auschwitz: Inside the Nazi State in the context of the larger history of the period 1914 to 1963.
Identifies the historical figures featured in the series and individuals interviewed who were witnesses of Auschwitz, both survivors and perpetrators.
Definitions of key words used in the series and on the website.