Almost 30 years ago, Holocaust, the TV mini-series, was broadcast on NBC. The fictionalized drama was the first graphic telling of the story of the extermination of the Jews in World War II, for a mass audience. As Sara Fishko tells us, it coincided with a new era for the treatment of the subject on film.
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