Defying The Nazis: The Sharps' War

Waitstill Explains Money Laundering

Clip | 1m 22s | Video has closed captioning.

Hear Waitstill Sharp's account, narrated by Tom Hanks, of money laundering to help refugees fleeing the Holocaust. He weighed the legal ethics of his actions and ruled that it was more important to save imperiled lives.

Aired: 09/21/16

Rating: NR


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Defying The Nazis: The Sharps' War.

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