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This 1978 miniseries conveyed to millions of Americans their first exposure to the tragedy and horror of the Holocaust. The travails of the fictional Weiss family as they are uprooted, deported, and eventually killed in Nazi death camps is movingly portrayed. Stars Michael Moriarty, Rosemary Harris, Meryl Streep, Sam Wanamaker, and Joseph Bottoms. Winner of several Emmy Awards.


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