WQED Digital Docs

The Letters: A Plea for Help

09/09/2022 | 15m | Video has closed captioning.

This short documentary tells the dramatic story of a family’s efforts to flee Nazi occupied Austria with the help of Pittsburgh residents. From the Rauh Jewish Archives at Pittsburgh’s Heinz History Center, a dozen letters document correspondence between Gertrude Deutsch Perles in Vienna and Abraham (Abe) Sanford Levy in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood.

Aired: 09/09/22

Rating: NR

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