REPORTING ON THE TIMES: THE NEW YORK TIMES AND THE HOLOCAUST
Dir. Emily Harrold
(18min, USA, 2013)
Documentary Short
DC Premiere

A short documentary film inspired by Laurel Leff’s award-winning book Buried by The Times. The film explores how The New York Times handled reports of the Holocaust during World War II. It also investigates why a Jewish owned newspaper buried more than one thousand articles in its back pages. Was it simply an oversight? Or did the publishers and editors fear an American anti-Semitic backlash?

Through interviews and testimony of a Holocaust survivor, historians, and New York Times journalists, Reporting on The Times encourages audiences to re-evaluate America’s place as ‘The Great Liberator.’ The film also asks viewers to consider the power of the press in creating change.



Playing as part of the Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover program.









DATES AND TICKETS

Tuesday, March 4, 7:00 pm
Goethe Institut
814 Seventh Street NW at I Street
Washington, DC



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