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MPR documentary: 'No Jews Allowed'

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Jewish school, 1938
Adath Jeshurun Nursery School in Minneapolis, 1938.
Courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society

In the 1930s and 1940s Minneapolis enjoyed the dubious distinction of being one of the most anti-Semitic cities in America.

Minnesota Public Radio producers John Biewen and Beth Friend explored that piece of Minnesota history in a documentary titled, "No Jews Allowed." This story was originally broadcast in 1992.