Americans and the Nazi Threat: What Did Arizonans Know?

Date and Time: October 16, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Location: Memorial Union, Ventana Ballroom, Tempe campus
Campus: Tempe campus
Price: Free

While media around the country provided frequent and vivid accounts of rising Nazi brutality in Europe, Americans focused inward in the 1930–40s. Step back in time with experts from the Museum to explore headlines, reactions, and artifacts from the region to understand the history in a local context. Speaker:Dr. Donald Fixico, Distinguished Foundation Professor of History, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University Dr. Edna Friedberg, Historian, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Mi-Ai Parrish, President and Publisher, Republic Media Dr. Michael Rubinoff, Lecturer, Leadership and Interdisciplinary Studies, College of Integrative Sciences and Arts, Arizona State University This program is free and open to the public, but reservations are requested at This event is co-presented by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Arizona State University and The Arizona Republic.  Photo credit: People look at Washington, DC, newspapers on September 1, 1939 — the day Nazi Germany invaded Poland, starting World War II. Harris & Ewing Collection/Library of Congress 

Department: School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies
Contact: Lorena Cabrera