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An Unlikely Refuge: Surviving the Holocaust in Shanghai

We examine the Pittsburgh connections to a little-known story of Jews who found refuge in Shanghai during the Holocaust. Hear the stories of a Chinese diplomat who saved thousands of lives by providing visas, a woman who taught scores of refugee children, and the remembrances of a Pittsburgh man born in the Shanghai ghetto. A follow-up to WQED's national production "Harbor From the Holocaust."

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