Wisconsin's Nazi Resistance: The Mildred Fish-Harnack story documentary


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Posted Online: Sept. 04, 2013, 10:56 am
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Press release submitted by German American Heritage Center


Saturday, Sept. 7th & Sunday, Sept. 8th at 2:00 p.m. at Bettendorf High School Performing Arts Center

See the Wisconsin Public Television documentary "Wisconsin's Nazi Resistance: The Mildred Fish Harnack Story" developed by WPT's Joel Waldinger who will be present to introduce the film and take questions after the showing. Cost is $5 at the door and free for students with a valid student I.D.

Joel Waldinger will also lead our Educators' Workshop on the film on Saturday, September 7th from 10am till 12pm. Area history teachers at the middle, high school, and college level are welcome to attend free of charge. Participants will receive classroom materials and a copy of the documentary. Pre-registration is required. Teachers may register for the workshop at:
http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=h8ivt9cab&oeidk=a07e7sjaug9195e076f

Read the movie review by Linda Cook here:
http://qctimes.com/entertainment/columnists/linda-cook/wisconsin-s-nazi-resistance-the-mildred-fish-harnack-story-a/article_d8cb3ab1-0600-5dd5-b8a6-4b1fa7e9b1e6.html


Don't forget to see the accompanying exhibit from the Milwaukee Jewish Museum at GAHC now through November 3rd.

This exhibit and related programming is sponsored by the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities and the Holocaust Education Committee of the Greater Quad City Area.

















 




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