Confronting History 
Italian Racial Laws: Memory, Television, Historiography - Leonardo Campus

Introduction

(Leonardo Campus is a historian, Tv author, journalist. click HERE)

The events

The announcement

Mussolini's speech in Trieste
(September 18, 1938)

The laws

Fascist illustration summarizing the laws
(from “La difesa della razza”, Nov. 10, 1938)

The exclusion

1944 Photo
(the sign reads: 'This store is Aryan. Jews are not admitted')“)

The extermination

Extract from the documentary
“Memoria. I sopravvissuti raccontano”

48302  
Jews residing in Italy in 1938

1  
‰ of Jews on the total Italian population (roughly 1 in 1000)

35200  
Jews who remained in Italy in 1943

8869  
Deported Italian Jews

22  
Percentage of deportees on the Jews present in Italy in 1943 (almost 1 in 4)

7860  
Italian Jews killed in the Shoah

“Everyone is someone else's Jew.”

PRIMO LEVI
(from 'Se non ora quando', in Opere, Vol II, p.427)