Human Rights and Government Intervention

Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel Laureate, spoke to the National Press Club on the topic of "urgency". He spoke about government… read more

Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel Laureate, spoke to the National Press Club on the topic of "urgency". He spoke about government intervention in regard to human rights and when it was appropriate for a nations to intervene on behalf of citizens in other nations when human rights are being clearly violated. He said that if western European nations had intervened in Nazi Germany, millions of lives would have been saved. Following his prepared remarks he took questions from the audience. close

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Program ID:
81449-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 21, 1997 | 1:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
May 26, 1997 | 4:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • May 21, 1997 | 1:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 21, 1997 | 8:34am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 24, 1997 | 5:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 25, 1997 | 8:53am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 26, 1997 | 4:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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