Book Discussion on Displaced Person: A Girl's Life

Ms. Hilton talked about her memoir Displaced Person: A Girl’s Life in Russia, Germany, and America, published by Louisiana State… read more

Ms. Hilton talked about her memoir Displaced Person: A Girl’s Life in Russia, Germany, and America, published by Louisiana State University Press. The author describes her childhood in refugee camps in Germany during WWII after the loss of her father. Her family ended up in rural Mississippi in 1952 after years of reinventing themselves in Nazi deportation camps. In addition to her experiences in Nazi Germany, Ms. Hilton also describes life in America in the segregated south. Following her remarks she answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Displaced Person: A Girl's Life

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182418-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Fort Lee, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 30, 2005
Last Aired:
Mar 6, 2005

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  • Jan 30, 2005 | 5:16pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 19, 2005 | 11:17pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 06, 2005 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
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