Book Discussion on The Bielski Brothers

Mr. Duffy talked about his book, The Bielski Brothers: The True Story of Three Men Who Defied the Nazis, Saved 1200 Jews, and Built a… read more

Mr. Duffy talked about his book, The Bielski Brothers: The True Story of Three Men Who Defied the Nazis, Saved 1200 Jews, and Built a Village in the Forest, published by HarperCollins. Mr. Duffy described Tuvia, Asael, and Zus Bielski who were freedom fighters in what is now present-day Belarus and who formed a secret village of Jews in the middle of a forest, surrounded by occupying Nazi forces. The fully-functioning village had horse-driven power as well as a theater group and synagogue. He showed slides of pictures from the book and answered audience members' questions. close

Javascript must be enabled in order to access C-SPAN videos.

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

People in this video

Hosting Organization

More Videos From

Book Discussion on [The Bielski Brothers]

More information about

Book Discussion on The Bielski Brothers

159 Views
Program ID:
177513-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Aug 10, 2003
Last Aired:
May 2, 2005

Airing Details

  • Aug 10, 2003 | 12:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 24, 2003 | 10:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 30, 2003 | 6:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 30, 2003 | 10:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 11, 2003 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 24, 2004 | 10:13pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 27, 2005 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 28, 2005 | 2:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 28, 2005 | 7:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 30, 2005 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 30, 2005 | 2:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 30, 2005 | 7:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 01, 2005 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 02, 2005 | 2:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 02, 2005 | 7:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Purchase a DVD or Download

Book Discussion on The Bielski Brothers

  • DVD
    Length:
    00:25:33
    Price:
    $29.95
    Add to Cart
  • MP3 audio
    Length:
    00:25:33
    Price:
    $0.99
    Add to Cart

Clips from This Video