Book Discussion on Chosen for Destruction

Holocaust survivor Morris Glass talked about his life in Poland during World War II. Mr. Glass is the focus of author Carolyn… read more

Holocaust survivor Morris Glass talked about his life in Poland during World War II. Mr. Glass is the focus of author Carolyn Murray Happer’s book Chosen for Destruction: The Story of a Holocaust Survivor. Mr. Glass spent four and a half years in Jewish Ghettos in the Polish cities of Pabianice and Lodz, 2 months at the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau camp, and 8 months in the Dachau camp system. Liberated by the American army in 1945, he emigrated to the U.S. and is now a public speaker.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Raleigh, North Carolina, from May 13-17 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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Book Discussion on Chosen for Destruction

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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Jun 15, 2013
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Jun 16, 2013

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  • Jun 15, 2013 | 12:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 15, 2013 | 5:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 16, 2013 | 11:22am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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