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Essays Found After Decades Reveal Jewish Life During Nazi Rise

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Before the Holocaust

In the 1930s, three Harvard professors wanted to know what life was like for Jews in Germany during Hitler's rise to power. So, they ran an essay contest asking Jews to submit mini autobiographies. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with historian Thomas Dunlap who discovered the writings decades later in a Harvard archive.

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