before and after

before and after

Film of American Couple That Defied Nazis Will Air On PBS

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In September, PBS will air a film about an American couple that spent two years rescuing Jews in Europe before and after the start of World War II. It was made by the couple's grandson, Artemis Joukowsky and with documentarian, Ken Burns. The 90-minute film, scheduled to air September 20, tells of Unitarian minister Waitsill Sharp and his wife, Martha. The Wellesley, Massachusetts, couple helped save hundreds of people in 1939 and 1940, risking imprisonment and death if discovered by the Nazis.