Haven: The Dramatic Story of 1,000 World War II Refugees and How They Came to America by Ruth Gruber Download (read online) free eBook (PDF ePub Kindle)

Haven: The Dramatic Story of 1,000 World War II Refugees and How They Came to America

“The words leaped at me from The Washington Post. ‘I have decided,’ President Franklin Delano Roosevelt announced, ‘that approximately 1,000 refugees should be immediately brought from Italy to this country.’ One thousand refugees….For years, refugees knocking on the doors of American consulates abroad had been told, ‘You cannot enter America. The quotas are filled.’ And