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Ho Manli speaks about her father, Dr. Ho Feng Shan, a Chinese diplomat in Vienna from 1937 to 1940. As Hitler marched into the city and anti-Semitism erupted, Dr. Ho took decisive action to save Jewish lives by issuing visas to Shanghai. Also joining in the discussion are Dr. Lotte Marcus, psychologist, who received a visa from Dr. Ho, and Rene Willdorf, who escaped from Berlin.

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Shanghai: A Means of Escape from the Holocaust Asian Art Museum

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Ho Manli speaks about her father, Dr. Ho Feng Shan, a Chinese diplomat in Vienna from 1937 to 1940. As Hitler marched into the city and anti-Semitism erupted, Dr. Ho took decisive action to save Jewish lives by issuing visas to Shanghai. Also joining in the discussion are Dr. Lotte Marcus, psychologist, who received a visa from Dr. Ho, and Rene Willdorf, who escaped from Berlin.

Image from Port of Last Resort.

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    Diplomatic Rescue: Shanghai as a Means of Escape from the Holocaust (8/29/2010) - Part I

    Diplomatic Rescue: Shanghai as a Means of Escape from the Holocaust (8/29/2010) - Part I

    Ho Manli speaks about her father, Dr. Ho Feng Shan, a Chinese diplomat in Vienna from 1937 to 1940. As Hitler marched into the city and anti-Semitism erupted, Dr. Ho took decisive action to save Jewish lives by issuing visas to Shanghai. Also joining in the discussion are Dr. Lotte Marcus, psychologist, who received a visa from Dr. Ho, and Rene Willdorf, who escaped from Berlin.

    • 29 min
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    Diplomatic Rescue: Shanghai as a Means of Escape from the Holocaust (8/29/2010) - Part II

    Diplomatic Rescue: Shanghai as a Means of Escape from the Holocaust (8/29/2010) - Part II

    Ho Manli speaks about her father, Dr. Ho Feng Shan, a Chinese diplomat in Vienna from 1937 to 1940. As Hitler marched into the city and anti-Semitism erupted, Dr. Ho took decisive action to save Jewish lives by issuing visas to Shanghai. Also joining in the discussion are Dr. Lotte Marcus, psychologist, who received a visa from Dr. Ho, and Rene Willdorf, who escaped from Berlin.

    • 16 min
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    Diplomatic Rescue: Shanghai as a Means of Escape from the Holocaust (8/29/2010) - Part III

    Diplomatic Rescue: Shanghai as a Means of Escape from the Holocaust (8/29/2010) - Part III

    Ho Manli speaks about her father, Dr. Ho Feng Shan, a Chinese diplomat in Vienna from 1937 to 1940. As Hitler marched into the city and anti-Semitism erupted, Dr. Ho took decisive action to save Jewish lives by issuing visas to Shanghai. Also joining in the discussion are Dr. Lotte Marcus, psychologist, who received a visa from Dr. Ho, and Rene Willdorf, who escaped from Berlin.

    • 34 min
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    Diplomatic Rescue: Shanghai as a Means of Escape from the Holocaust (8/29/2010) - Part IV

    Diplomatic Rescue: Shanghai as a Means of Escape from the Holocaust (8/29/2010) - Part IV

    Ho Manli speaks about her father, Dr. Ho Feng Shan, a Chinese diplomat in Vienna from 1937 to 1940. As Hitler marched into the city and anti-Semitism erupted, Dr. Ho took decisive action to save Jewish lives by issuing visas to Shanghai. Also joining in the discussion are Dr. Lotte Marcus, psychologist, who received a visa from Dr. Ho, and Rene Willdorf, who escaped from Berlin.

    • 22 min

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