As Antisemitism reaches a fever pitch in 1920s Germany, physicist Albert Einstein finds himself forced to choose between emigrating to the United States or staying in solidarity with his fellow academics. The struggle evokes memories of his days as a student at Zürich Polytechnic and his first encounter with Mileva Maric, the woman who would become his first wife.
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At the dinner table while a young Einstein is explaining natura naturans, how everything is connected from the smallest molecule to the largest galaxy, the notion that other galaxies could exist wasn't hypothesized until 1929 by Edwin Hubble. See more
This is nonsense! May I remind you, Mr. Geist, your country has invited me, not the other way around.
Yes, professor. But you have a history of... how shall I put this... controversy... which calls into question your loyalties.
And it is my job to insure that any individual coming to our shores does not pose a threat.
If you wish to talk about threats, Mr. Geist, perhaps you should take a look outside your window. Have you noticed the charming fellows in brown shirts who call me ...