The rescuers who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust

The World

A photography exhibit in San Francisco displays the portraits and biographies of the Europeans who put their lives on the line to save Jews during World War II. The World's Sarah Birnbaum reports on what these everyday heroes had in common and what they can teach us.

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