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    Holocaust Survivor Anna Grosz

    Holocaust survivor Anna Grosz recalled her family’s experiences after Hungary annexed a portion of Romania that included their hometown, and then imposed anti-Semitic laws. The family was confined, along…

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    Holocaust Survivor Julius Menn

    Holocaust survivor Julius Menn described his experiences growing up in Poland and Palestine during the 1930s and 1940s. Ten year-old Julius Menn and his family were on an extended stay in…

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    Surviving the Holocaust in Amsterdam

    Holocaust survivor Louise Lawrence-Israels recalled going into hiding with her family after German forces invaded the Netherlands. Ms. Lawrence-Israels celebrated her second and third birthdays in an Amsterdam apartment…

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    Holocaust Art Recovery Act

    Witnesses testified at a joint hearing of two Senate Judiciary subcommittees. The hearing concerned the Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery Act, which deals with adjusting the statutes of…

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    U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Days of Remembrance Ceremony

    The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum held an annual remembrance ceremony to honor victims and survivors of the Holocaust. Speakers remembered the mixed history of the United States in countering the Holocaust…

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    2016 Elie Wiesel Award Ceremony

    Representative John Lewis (R-GA) delivered the keynote remarks at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s annual fundraising dinner as he was presented the 2016 Elie Wiesel Award for his moral and…

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    Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library

    Marilyn Harran gave a tour of Chapman University’s Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library and showed items donated to its collection. They also spoke about Chapman University’s Holocaust Art and…

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    Elie Wiesel Class at Chapman University

    C-SPAN visited a class at Chapman University to see how author and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel’s books were being used to help students learn about the Holocaust during World War II. C-SPAN’s Local…

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    Righteous Among the Nations Awards Ceremony

    President Obama spoke at the Righteous Among the Nations Award Ceremony at the Israeli Embassy in Washington, D.C. The ceremony honoring four people, including Americans, for risking their…

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    World War II and the Holocaust

    Holocaust survivors Henry Greenbaum and Emanuel “Manny” Mandel talked about how they were singled out, sent to concentration camps, and eventually liberated. The two survivors were joined by Colonel Edward…

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    Einsatzgruppen Trial

    Mark Hull gave an illustrated talk about the subsequent Nuremberg trials, focusing on the Einsatzgruppen trial. Beginning in September 1947, this eight-month proceeding tried 24 commanders…

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    Benjamin Ferencz Oral History Interview, Part 3

    Benjamin Ferencz, former chief prosecutor for the United States in the Einsatzgruppen Case, talks about his role in the war crimes trials at Nuremberg after World War II. Mr. Ferencz was…

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    Benjamin Ferencz Oral History Interview, Part 2

    Benjamin Ferencz, former chief prosecutor for the United States in the Einsatzgruppen Case, talks about his role in the war crimes trials at Nuremberg after World War II.  Mr. Ferencz was…

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    Benjamin Ferencz Oral History Interview, Part 1

    Benjamin Ferencz, former chief prosecutor for the United States in the Einsatzgruppen Case, talked about his role in the war crimes trials at Nuremberg after World War II. He also talked…

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    Nazi Concentration and Prison Camps

    In November 1945, the Nuremberg trials began in Germany for major Nazi figures. This is the official documentary report of Nazi war crimes that was used as trial evidence. The film was made…

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    Our Crime Was Being Jewish

    Anthony Pitch talked about his book Our Crime Was Being Jewish: Hundreds of Holocaust Survivors Tell Their Stories, in which he presents the accounts of 358 Holocaust survivors. He recounts…

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    Langenstein Concentration Camp and the 83rd Infantry

    An American flag handmade by Holocaust survivors was donated to the U.S. Holocaust Museum by the family of Sergeant Donald Hall, a member of the U.S. Army’s 83rd Infantry, which liberated…

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    Gerda Weissmann Klein Oral History Interview

    Holocaust survivor Gerda Weissmann Klein talked about how the 1939 German invasion of Poland changed her life. She spoke about being sent to a Jewish ghetto with her family, their…

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    Kurt Klein Oral History Interview

    Kurt Klein talked about his early life in Germany, the rise of Nazi persecution of the Jews, his escape to the United States and his family’s efforts to rescue his parents, who ultimately perished at…

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    Leslie Swift Interview

    Leslie Swift, chief of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum film, oral history, and recorded sound branch, talked about the origins and purposes of the museum’s oral history…

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