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    Surviving the Holocaust in Poland

    Marcel Drimer talked about the challenges his family faced while living in Nazi occupied Poland during World War II. He spoke about being forced into a ghetto, going into hiding, and…

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    Jews in World War II Germany

    Bob Behr talked about his experiences growing up Jewish in Berlin, Germany, during the years leading up to World War II. Behr spoke with journalist Bill Benson about the disintegration…

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    Book Discussion on FDR and the Jews

    Richard Breitman talked about the book he co-wrote, FDR and the Jews, in which he examines the historical debate over whether President Franklin D. Roosevelt was indifferent to or a…

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    Remembering Kristallnacht

    German ambassador to the United States Peter Ammon spoke at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht. Following his speech, three…

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    Technology and Propaganda in the Holocaust

    Panelists talked about the use of technology to distribute Nazi propaganda, comparing mass media technologies of the mid-twentieth century with contemporary forms of communication.

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    Preventing Genocide in the 21st Century

    Anthony Blinken spoke about international security and human rights issues, focusing on efforts of the Atrocities Prevention Board and U.S. policy toward Syria following reports of chemical…

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    Holocaust Experiences

    Participants talked about survivors and others affected by the Holocaust. They highlighted stories of teachers, students, police officers, and neighbors who overcame fear and community…

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    Holocaust Memory in Europe

    Senior government officials from Germany, Poland, and France talked about efforts to combat the spread of anti-Semitism in Europe. This discussion was part of the United States Holocaust…

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    U.S. Holocaust Museum 20th Anniversary Tribute

    Former President Bill Clinton and Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel spoke at an event marking the 20th anniversary of the Holocaust Museum. Both recalled the dedication ceremony for the…

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    Panel on War Crimes Tribunals

    Panelists discussed war crimes tribunals, both past and present, and if the legal infrastructure the world’s leading democracies have struggled to establish since the Nuremberg trials…

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    Book Discussion on Jewish Responses to Persecution: Volume I, 1933-1938

    Jurgen Matthaus and Mark Roseman recall the Eastern European Jewish population’s thoughts on the rise of Adolf Hitler from 1933 to 1938. The editors culled their findings from a…

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    Prevention of Genocide

    United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice talked about genocide and what can be done to prevent such crimes in the future. Michael Abramowitz, director of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial…

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    Holocaust Oral History: Bert Fleming, Part 2

    Bert Fleming spoke about his life and his struggle to survive as a labor official in a Polish ghetto. This is the second of two parts of the interview, which was done by the The United…

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    Holocaust Oral History: Bert Fleming, Part 1

    Bert Fleming spoke about his life and his struggle to survive as a labor official in a Polish ghetto. This is the first of two parts of the interview, which was done by the The United States…

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    Holocaust Oral History: Edwarda Rorat, Part 2

    Edwarda Kleinfeld Rorat spoke about her life. She and her sister struggled to survive after her parents were killed by the Nazis in the Polish village where they were hiding. She…

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    Holocaust Oral History: Edwarda Rorat, Part 1

    Edwarda Kleinfeld Rorat spoke about her life. She was born in March 1935 in Warsaw, Poland. After the bombing of Warsaw in 1939, she and her family fled to the village of…

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    Book Discussion on Advocate for the Doomed

    Editors talked about their book, Advocate for the Doomed: The Diaries and Papers of James G. McDonald, 1932-1935, published by Indiana University Press. It is the first of three…

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    Genocide in Darfur

    President Bush spoke to Holocaust survivors and human rights activists about the on-going violence and genocide in Darfur. President Bush spoke during the Days of Remembrance, the…

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    Holocaust Museum Tour

    President Bush toured the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum exhibit on genocide in Darfur.

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    Book Discussion on Too Late to Die Young: Nearly True Tales from a Life

    Harriet McBryde Johnson was interviewed about her book Too Late to Die Young: Nearly True Tales from a Life, published by Henry Holt and Co. Harriet McBryde Johnson was born with…

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