Television: Reliving the Nazi Nightmare

HOLOCAUST NBC, April 16 through April 19

At first it seems like an obscene idea: a network mini-series about the Nazis' extermination of 6 million Jews. American television has a tendency to trivialize almost everything it touches, and, of all important subjects, the Holocaust should be immune to such treatment. But about an hour into Part 1 of Holocaust's four installments, it is clear that this NBC Big Event is far from the same network's Loose Change or King—or just about any other TV movie. Not only is Holocaust faithful to the facts of...

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