Defying The Nazis: The Sharps' War

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DEFYING THE NAZIS: THE SHARPS’ WAR, co-directed by Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky, is about a little-known but important mission by an American minister and his wife to rescue refugees and dissidents in Europe before and after the start of World War II. Airs September 20 at 9 p.m. ET (check local listings) on PBS. Join the conversation with #SharpsWarPBS.

Aired: 09/20/16

Rating: NR

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Funding is provided by members of the Better Angels Society including Jan and Rick Cohen and Jonathan and Jeannie Lavine; The Starr Foundation; The Threshold Foundation; The SeaStone Foundation; and donations from individuals.