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    Book Discussion on Hitler: 1936-1945, Nemesis

    Mr. Kershaw was interviewed about his biography Hitler: 1936-1945, Nemesis, published by W. W. Norton and Company. The book seeks to account both for Hitler’s terrible…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Holocaust Memorial Museum Dedication

    President Clinton, President Herzog, and Mr. Wiesel spoke during the ceremony to dedicate the Holocaust Memorial Museum, located just south of the Washington Memorial. The museum,…

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    Nazi Book Burning Exhibit

    An exhibit at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum detailed the organized and systematic burning of books in Nazi Germany. In the interview, Mr. Goodell discussed the book burnings…

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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 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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    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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    Controversial Issues in Holocaust Studies

    Holocaust scholars examined the origins of the Holocaust in German society and the role of German citizens in executing millions of Jews. They discussed how German anti-Semitism in the…

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    Book Discussion on Beyond Hitler's Grasp

    Mr. Bar-Zohar discussed his book [Beyond Hitler’s Grasp: The Heroic
    Rescue of Bulgaria’s Jews], published by Adams Media Corporation.
    The book relates the account of the…

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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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    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 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 Denying History

    The authors talked about their book Denying History: Who Says the Holocaust Never Happened and Why Do They Say It?, published by the University of California Press. The book is an…

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    Anne Frank Exhibit Opening

    This ceremony at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum marked the exhibit opening of “Anne Frank the Writer - An Unfinished Story.” Anne Frank was the Dutch Jewish…

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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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    Rwanda Genocide in 1994

    Mr. Koppel interviewed General Dallaire about his experiences as commander of peacekeeping troops in Rwanda and his recollections of the genocide during 1994 civil war.

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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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