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Ruth Elias, Paula Biren, Ada Lichtman and Hannah Marton: Four women from Eastern Europe, survive unimaginable Nazi horrors during the Holocaust each tell their stories and become crucial witnesses to the barbarism they experienced.

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Ruth Elias, Paula Biren, Ada Lichtman and Hannah Marton: Four women from Eastern Europe, survive unimaginable Nazi horrors during the Holocaust each tell their stories and become crucial witnesses to the barbarism they experienced.

    • EPISODE 1

    The Hippocratic Oath

    At the age of 17, Ruth Elias was sent to Auschwitz in Fall 1943. Her Nazi captors discovered that she was pregnant and placed her under the care of the infamous of Josef Mengele, who subjected her to a most cruel medical ordeal.

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    • 1 Hour 29 Minutes

    At the age of 17, Ruth Elias was sent to Auschwitz in Fall 1943. Her Nazi captors discovered that she was pregnant and placed her under the care of the infamous of Josef Mengele, who subjected her to a most cruel medical ordeal.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 1 Hour 29 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    The Merry Flea

    Germany invaded Poland in September 1939. All the men in Ada Lichtman’s town of Wieliczka were rounded up by the SS, and shot. One of them was Lichtman’s father, a cobbler. From then on, she was possessed by a single question: “how will I be killed?”

    • HD
    • 52 Minutes

    Germany invaded Poland in September 1939. All the men in Ada Lichtman’s town of Wieliczka were rounded up by the SS, and shot. One of them was Lichtman’s father, a cobbler. From then on, she was possessed by a single question: “how will I be killed?”

    • HD
    • 52 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    Noah's Ark

    Hanna Marton, an Auschwitz prisoner, was acutely aware that her freedom from the camp was purchased by a close family friend. Her sense of guilt about having been privileged in convoy is deeply felt during her relentlessly painful account.

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    • 1 Hour 9 Minutes

    Hanna Marton, an Auschwitz prisoner, was acutely aware that her freedom from the camp was purchased by a close family friend. Her sense of guilt about having been privileged in convoy is deeply felt during her relentlessly painful account.

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    • 1 Hour 9 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    Baluty

    In 1940, Nazis designated the district of Bałuty, in the city of Lodz, Poland, as a ghetto. Paula Biren’s account of the daily operations and moral decline of the population subjected to massive deprivation of food and freedom is unwaveringly frank.

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    • CC
    • 1 Hour 4 Minutes

    In 1940, Nazis designated the district of Bałuty, in the city of Lodz, Poland, as a ghetto. Paula Biren’s account of the daily operations and moral decline of the population subjected to massive deprivation of food and freedom is unwaveringly frank.

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    • CC
    • 1 Hour 4 Minutes
    • EPISODE 101

    Conversation with Bernard-Henri Lévy, moderated by Deborah Lipstadtat the Streicker Center

    French writer and public intellectual, Bernard-Henri Lévy, discusses SHOAH: FOUR SISTERS.

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    • 55 Minutes

    French writer and public intellectual, Bernard-Henri Lévy, discusses SHOAH: FOUR SISTERS.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 55 Minutes
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