The U.S. and the Holocaust: Lessons from Virginia’s Response


Tuesday, November 15, 2022 | 7:00-9:00 PM
2000 East Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23223

This Event is FREE – Please Register In Advance by clicking HERE!


The Virginia Holocaust Museum and VPM are partnering to bring a screening and panel discussion for The U.S. and the Holocaust, a three-part documentary directed and produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein, exploring America’s response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the twentieth century.

The screening will offer a broad view of the six-hour docuseries that premiered September 18th, 2022. To view the full series, go to or stream it through your PBS Passport access.

After the screening, VPM’s president and CEO Jayme Swain will moderate a discussion on Virginia’s response to the Holocaust, what our collective history teaches us, and which lessons reverberate today.

Joining Swain on the panel are

Williams and Noe-Payne produced the NPR podcast, Memory Wars – a six-part series about how Germany has confronted its horrific past and whether America could ever do the same.

Following the panel discussion, attendees may ask questions and engage the panelists.

Please register in advance by clicking HERE!