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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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    Book Discussion on Alex's Wake

    Martin Goldsmith talked about his book, Alex’s Wake: A Voyage of Betrayal and a Journey of Remembrance, in which he recalls the journey of 900 Jewish refugees aboard the cruise liner…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for Raoul Wallenberg

    Congress posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg for saving tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust. He was detained by…

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    Book Discussion on How Could This Happen

    Dan McMillan talked about his book, How Could This Happen: Explaining the Holocaust, in which he presents his thoughts on the causes for the Holocaust, including the prevalence of…

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    St. Louis Passengers and the Holocaust

    Scott Miller talked about his book, Refuge Denied: The St. Louis Passengers and the Holocaust, in which he details the fate of the passengers of the transatlantic ocean liner…

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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 Mission at Nuremberg

    Tim Townsend talked about his book, Mission at Nuremberg: An American Army Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis, in which he reports on U.S. Army chaplain Henry Gerecke and his assignment…

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    Book Discussion on The Eternal Nazi

    Journalists Nicholas Kulish and Souad Mekhennet talked about their book, The Eternal Nazi: From Mauthausen to Cairo, the Relentless Pursuit of SS Doctor Aribert Heim, in which they recount…

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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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    Holocaust Graphic Novel Maus

    Florida Atlantic University Holocaust Studies Chair Alan Berger talked about Art Spiegelman’s graphic novel Maus, which depicts Spiegelman’s relationship with his father, a…

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    Book Discussion on The Red Umbrella

    Author David Christensen talked about the book, The Red Umbrella: Danish Resistance and Johna’s Escape from Nazi Occupation, which tells the story of his sister Johna’s escape…

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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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    Band of Brothers Veterans Reflections

    Three veterans of the Army’s 101st Airborne Division and a Holocaust survivor reflect on their experiences during World War II. They are joined by two actors who appeared in the…

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    Presidential Remarks at Holocaust Commemoration

    President Obama spoke at the annual commemoration of the Holocaust and the Holocaust Museum. In his speech he announced a plan that would allow the U.S. to impose sanctions against…

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    President Obama at Holocaust Museum

    WHITE HOUSE HD 30559701 SHANNON/CH.10 On Monday, April 23, 2012, at a time when Americans are engaging in Holocaust Days of Remembrance, President Obama will visit the United States…

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    Panel on Hidden Heroes of World War II

    Authors talked about two different men whose experiences in World War II were extraordinary, but not well-known. Robert Gillette talked about his book The Virginia Plan: William B.…

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    Book Discussion on In the Garden of Beasts

    Erik Larson recounts the tenure of the first American ambassador to Hitler’s Germany, William Dodd. The former college professor and his family arrived in Germany in 1933 and…

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    General Eisenhower and the Documentation of the Holocaust

    Professor Harry Reicher talked about an episode which occurred in the immediate aftermath of the Holocaust. While liberating concentration camps and witnessing sights that…

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    Book Discussion on The Farhud: Roots of the Arab-Nazi Alliance During the Holocaust

    Edwin Black looks at “The Farhud,” a Nazi-Arab attempt to completely exterminate the Jews of Baghdad June 1-2, 1941. He examines the alliance between the mufti of Jerusalem -…

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    Lessons on International Justice

    A discussion was held on Nazi crimes during World War II and the Nuremberg trials. Ken Hechler was a combat historian who interviewed Nazi leaders. Douglas Neckers is a scientist…

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