In this second clip associated with the Inheritance lesson plan, Monika Hertwig and Helen Jonas visit the villa where Nazi Amon Goeth, Monika's father, enslaved Helen during the Holocaust. Monika and Helen talk about Monika's mother's voluntary ignorance to Goeth's cruelty. Students should discuss what choices were open to Ruth. What might have happened if she would have made different choices? Return to lesson plan »
In this chilling video, Pol Pot's second in command, Nuon Chea (a.k.a. "Brother Number 2"), describes the decision they made to eliminate perceived "traitors" while they were in power. It's the first time a leader of the Khmer Rouge has admitted to ordering the killing of Cambodian people.
A group of Syrian women explain that the biggest challenges for women in the Muslim world stem not from conservative religious behaviors but from the cultural norms advocated by conservative male clerics.