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Defying The Nazis: The Sharps' War

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Waitstill and Martha Sharp saved scores of refugees in Europe at the onset of World War II. Discover their story in Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War, by Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky.

Aired: 09/20/16

Rating: NR

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