You’ll want to watch this short Oscar-nominated film (and you might want to show it to your students) about a pro-Nazi 1939 rally at Madison Square Garden.

A Night At The Garden has a lot of potential for classroom use.

You can also read about the lone protester who tried to disrupt it at The Washington Post’s When Nazis rallied in Manhattan, one working-class Jewish man from Brooklyn took them on.

Vox’s article is also worth reading: 80 years ago, 20,000 New Yorkers cheered for Nazis at Madison Square Garden