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Assignment: Rescue

The story of Varian Fry, an American journalist and editor of LIVING AGE magazine who saved over 200 refugees, trapped in Vichy France, from the Gestapo. Fry and the Emergency Rescue committee persist for 13 months until he is expelled from France. In 1996 Fry was honored at Yad Vashem as the first American "Righteous Among The Nations". He was also awarded the Eisenhower Liberation medal by the US Holocaust Memorial Council in 1991. B/W & Color. (26 min)


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