Defying The Nazis: The Sharps' War

Waitstill Explains Money Laundering

Hear Waitstill Sharp's account, narrated by Tom Hanks, of money laundering to help refugees fleeing the Holocaust. He weighed the legal ethics of his actions and ruled that it was more important to save imperiled lives.

Waitstill Explains Money Laundering

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