DEFYING THE NAZIS: THE SHARPS WAR, co-directed by Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky, is about a little-known but important mission by an American minister and his wife to rescue refugees and dissidents in Europe before and after the start of World War II. Airs September 20 at 9 p.m. ET (check local listings) on PBS. Join the conversation with #SharpsWarPBS.Premiere Date: September 20, 2016 | Runtime: 00:02:03
Join an American couples courageous mission in 1939 to help refugees escape Nazi-occupied Europe. Over the course of two years, the pair will risk their lives so that hundreds can live in freedom. A new film by Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky.