You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Television

Monday Night Television

Critic’s corner: What’s on TV tonight

50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus 9 p.m., HBO

This documentary tells the story of Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus, a couple from Philadelphia, who saved a group of kids in Nazi-controlled Vienna in 1939. Wait, I thought we didn’t know about the Holocaust back then. Anyhoo, the couple managed to pull together enough visas and affidavits from American families willing to take responsibility for the kids. The movie includes interviews with some of the kids, now adults, who were rescued.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week