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Sugihara

Conspiracy of Kindness
(DVD - 2005 )
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
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This documentary tells the story of Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara, consul to Lithuania during World War II. Sugihara defied Tokyo authorities and wrote transit visas that allowed hundreds of Jewish families to flee Europe through Russia to Japan and other countries. Includes home movies, photographs, film footage, and interviews with Holocaust survivors who owe their lives to Chiune Sugihara.
Title: Sugihara
conspiracy of kindness
[videorecording]
Publisher: [Boston] : WGBH Boston Video, c2005
Edition: Full screen
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (85 min.) :,sd., col. and b&w ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: a co-production of Dentsu Inc. in association with David Rubinson and Creative Production Group, LLC ; written and directed by Robert Kirk ; produced by Diane Estelle Vicari
Notes: Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy
Summary: This documentary tells the story of Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara, consul to Lithuania during World War II. Sugihara defied Tokyo authorities and wrote transit visas that allowed hundreds of Jewish families to flee Europe through Russia to Japan and other countries. Includes home movies, photographs, film footage, and interviews with Holocaust survivors who owe their lives to Chiune Sugihara.
Alternate Title: Conspiracy of kindness
ISBN: 1593753640
Branch Call Number: DVD 940.5318 SUGIHARA
System Details: DVD; digital Dolby
Other Language: Optional described video for the visually impaired
Closed-captioned
Subject Headings: Jewish refugees Japan History 20th century Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust Japan Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust Lithuania World War, 1939-1945 Jews Rescue Lithuania Sugihara, Chiune, 1900-1986
Genre/Form: Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary films
Topical Term: Jewish refugees
Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust
Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust
World War, 1939-1945
Publisher No: WG39179 WGBH Boston Video
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This documentary tells the story of Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara, consul to Lithuania during World War II. Sugihara defied Tokyo authorities and wrote transit visas that allowed hundreds of Jewish families to flee Europe through Russia to Japan and other countries.


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Jun 08, 2014
  • brendancarlson rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

One of the unknown, unsung heroes of WWII who's story more people should know about.

Wonderful, touching historical bio.

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