Great Performances

Remembering Jan Karski

“Remembering Jan Karski," is a companion piece to the remarkable film, "Remember This." In a stunning one-man performance, actor David Strathairn portrays Karski, a Polish hero who tried to warn a disbelieving world about Nazi atrocities. Exploring Hate goes behind the scenes to interview the filmmakers and people who knew Karski and examines how his story continues to resonate today.

Remembering Jan Karski

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