Former President Herbert Hoover and others make a nationwide plea for the Jews facing Nazi brutality in Europe.
United States USA Date:1938, October 16 Duration:2 min 20 sec Sound:Yes
President Franklin D Roosevelt leads the nation's protest against prosecution of Jews in Germany. Roosevelt during a recording of the plea. Jewish owned shops with broken windows depict Nazi brutality in Germany. Palo Alto, California: Former President Herbert Hoover expresses indignation at the brutal intolerance of the Nazis and predicts their 'moral isolation'. He also expresses American support for Jews and Christians in Germany and compares their brutality to the destruction of religious worship by the Bolsheviks in Russia. New York: Reverend RI Gannon of Fordham University and Methodist Bishop Edwin H Hughes raise their voices against the outbreaks of violence and hate against Jews in Europe. They compare the Nazis to the original Huns and make a plea for the Jews.
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