Join Steve and Jonathan in conversation with Dr. Craig Coenen about the 1978 NBC mini-series Holocaust: The Story of the Family Weiss. Where does the mini-series fall within the context of Americans’ understanding of the Jewish Holocaust? How was the mini-series received? How does the late-1970s network context of big, prestige mini-series play into its creation? All this and a lot more in Part 01 of this two-part podcast story.
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Dr. Craig Coenen’s faculty page: link
One of NBC’s Original Promos for the Film:
The entire mini-series:
In the wake of the success of Schindler’s List (1993), a new trailer is created to make people aware of Holocaust (1978):