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TV Miniseries Highlighting Plight of WWII Jews A Hit With Viewers...In Iran

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It is Iran's version of Schindler's List, a miniseries telling the tale of an Iranian diplomat in Paris who helps Jews escape the Holocaust - and people around the country are riveted, tuning in every week to catch the latest episode.

That's surprising enough in a country where hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has questioned whether the Holocaust even took place. What's even more surprising is that government media produced the series, and is airing it on state-run television.