Skip to main content


President Roosevelt and the Jews

Historian Laurence Stern discusses a number of issues that arose during FDR's presidency including: the plight of the ocean liner St. Louis; the decision not to bomb the concentration camps, anti-Semitism in the U.S. State Department, and the activities of Rabbi Stephen Wise and Eleanor Roosevelt. This program is cosponsored by the Friends of the Library and the Northbrook Historical Society.


Recorded Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at Northbrook Public Library.

Get the WBEZ App

Download the best live and on-demand public radio experience. Find out more.