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The 1936 Berlin Olympic Games: Teaching "Americans and the Holocaust" with National Archives Primary Sources

National Archives Museum

Thursday, April 11, 2024 - 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. EDT



The 1936 Berlin Olympic Games were more than just a worldwide sporting event; they were a show of Nazi propaganda, stirring significant debate. Amid reports of the German Reich’s human rights abuses and growing militarism, people in the United States and Europe called for a boycott. Come learn why the boycott movement narrowly failed and what the role of Americans was in the debate. Refill your toolkit with a diverse collection of resources and strategies for teaching "Americans and the Holocaust" and the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.

Middle school and high school teachers in every discipline are invited to participate in this free virtual workshop co-hosted by the National Archives and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Reserve your spot now for this virtual program!



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