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This edition: West of Hester Street

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Episode Details

(Docudrama, 58 min., 1983) Dirs: Allen Mondell and Cynthia Salzman Mondell.
Docudrama about the attempt by American Jewish leaders to settle new immigrants away from the East Coast, where poverty-ridden ghettos became an excuse for increased anti-foreign sentiment. Galveston, Texas was chosen as their port of entry.