If you don’t know the truly heartbreaking story of the MS St. Louis, you are in for a shock. Fleeing Germany in the ramp up to hostilities in World War II, a group of Jews was first turned away from asylum in Cuba, then the United States and then Canada. All returned to Europe. The end of the story is as tragic as you might expect for Jews returned to Eastern Europe in 1939. The great radio man and author Martin Goldsmith has retraced the steps of his grandfather and uncle who, ultimately, died in Hitler’s concentration camps in his remarkable book, “Alex’s Wake“.