Nobody Wants Us

Title

Nobody Wants Us

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Description

The documentary film, Nobody Wants Us, examines the impact of the Steamship Quanza controversy in September 1940 on U.S. immigration policy. Based on oral history interviews with Steamship Quanza survivors, analysis of archival documents from ship records, U.S Federal Court in Norfolk, Virginia, U.S. National Archives, U.S. State Department, and U,S. Department of Immigration and Naturalization, Nobody Wants Us shows how the U.S. State Department closed the visa program for political refugees and others fleeing Nazi Europe as a direct result of Steamship Quanza controversy

Publication Date

2019

Publisher

Seltzer Film and Video

Disciplines

Jewish Studies | Political History | United States History

SelectedWorks Profiles

Stephen J. Morewitz

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