Sunday, April 19, 2009

CBS to air special about a Catholic woman who saved Jewish Children from the Holocaust

On Sunday, April 19, 9:00pm ET/PT, CBS will air The Courageous Heart, the Irena Sendler story.

Irena Sendler is a Catholic who saved many Jewish children from deportation during World War II.

Here is a quick bio about her the CBS website.

Here's another bio:

Here are some previews:

Behind the Scenes

Irena opens up to her mother about all that is bothering her with the war.

Irena arrives in Warsaw with Stefan who wishes her well.

Irena watches as Stefan is taken away.

Irena helps a young girl.

Anna questions her mother about her grandmother.

This is the first time in a long while that I've seen something on network television that I've wanted to watch.

H/T: Holy Innocents Catholic Church, Long Beach