Defying The Nazis: The Sharps' War

Ken Burns Discusses Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War

Preview | 1m 7s

Ken Burns examines the previously untold account of Waitstill and Martha Sharp, an American minister and his wife from Wellesley, Massachusetts, who left their children behind in the care of their parish and boldly committed to a life-threatening mission in Europe. Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War, is a film by Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky.

Aired: 09/20/16

Rating: NR

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