Secrets of the Dead

Pehle and The Post

Clip: Season 18 Episode 2 | 2m 21s Video has closed captioning.

On December 3, 1944, The Washington Post published an editorial on the atrocities in Auschwitz with the headline “Genocide,” marking the first time the word appeared in a national newspaper.

Aired: 01/21/20

Rating: NR

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