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FDR’s inaction

Didn’t do anything/enough to help

2

FDR’s Action

He did as much as was possible

3

David Wyman

Inaction
Should have bombed Auschwitz
Knew about mass murders for 14 months
Only acted because of political pressure

The Abandonment of the Jews

4

Willian O’Neil

Inaction
Worst violator of human rights
Racist and anti-Semitic

A Democracy at War

5

Beir and Josepher

Inaction
Trying to prevent unwanted immigration

Roosevelt and the Holocaust

6

Author Schulzinger
(Saul Friedman)

Inaction
War dept. should have acted
Acted on public opinion
US public was selfish

American Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century

7

Rubinstein

Doesn’t fit
Plans wouldn’t have saved Hews
Inaction/action doesn’t matter

The myth of rescue

8

Henry Fiengald

Action
Many factors
Nazis were desperate to be rid of Jews and FDR faced problems

The politics of rescue

9

R. Dallek

Action
FDR saw problems and addressed them
No way to rescue great numbers

Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Foreign policy

10

Goodwin and Rosen

Could only liberate by winning war
Stop Hitler -> save Jews