1,775Jan 11, 2001
Book Discussion on Hitler: 1936-1945, Nemesis
Mr. Kershaw was interviewed about his biography Hitler: 1936-1945, Nemesis, published by W. W. Norton and Company. The book seeks to account both for Hitler’s terrible mindset ...
1,614Apr 29, 2013
U.S. Holocaust Museum 20th Anniversary Tribute
Former President Bill Clinton and Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel spoke at an event marking the 20th anniversary of the Holocaust Museum. Both recalled the dedication ceremony for the museum, ...
1,107Apr 29, 2013
Preventing Genocide in the 21st Century
Anthony Blinken spoke about international security and human rights issues, focusing on efforts of the Atrocities Prevention Board and U.S. policy toward Syria following reports of chemical weapon ...
746Mar 1, 2010
Book Discussion on Jewish Responses to Persecution: Volume I, 1933-1938
Jurgen Matthaus and Mark Roseman recall the Eastern European Jewish population’s thoughts on the rise of Adolf Hitler from 1933 to 1938. The editors culled their findings from a collection of ...
502Feb 2, 2012
Panel on War Crimes Tribunals
Panelists discussed war crimes tribunals, both past and present, and if the legal infrastructure the world’s leading democracies have struggled to establish since the Nuremberg trials of ...
435Mar 9, 2006
Book Discussion on Too Late to Die Young: Nearly True Tales from a Life
Harriet McBryde Johnson was interviewed about her book Too Late to Die Young: Nearly True Tales from a Life, published by Henry Holt and Co. Harriet McBryde Johnson was born with ...
430Jan 14, 1999
Book Discussion on Beyond Hitler's Grasp
Mr. Bar-Zohar discussed his book [Beyond Hitler’s Grasp: The Heroic
Rescue of Bulgaria’s Jews], published by Adams Media Corporation.
The book relates the account of the ...
421Jul 10, 2003
Nazi Book Burning Exhibit
An exhibit at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum detailed the organized and systematic burning of books in Nazi Germany. In the interview, Mr. Goodell discussed the book burnings and the ...
363Apr 8, 1996
Controversial Issues in Holocaust Studies
Holocaust scholars examined the origins of the Holocaust in German society and the role of German citizens in executing millions of Jews. They discussed how German anti-Semitism in the pre-Nazi ...
349Apr 22, 1993
Holocaust Memorial Museum Dedication
President Clinton, President Herzog, and Mr. Wiesel spoke during the ceremony to dedicate the Holocaust Memorial Museum, located just south of the Washington Memorial. The museum, a ...
326Apr 29, 2013
Technology and Propaganda in the Holocaust
Panelists talked about the use of technology to distribute Nazi propaganda, comparing mass media technologies of the mid-twentieth century with contemporary forms of communication.
294Apr 29, 2013
Participants talked about survivors and others affected by the Holocaust. They highlighted stories of teachers, students, police officers, and neighbors who overcame fear and community and peer ...
293Apr 15, 1995
Holocaust Oral History: Edwarda Rorat, Part 1
Edwarda Kleinfeld Rorat spoke about her life. She was born in March 1935 in Warsaw, Poland. After the bombing of Warsaw in 1939, she and her family fled to the village of Olszanka, ...
257Sep 10, 2000
Book Discussion on Denying History
The authors talked about their book Denying History: Who Says the Holocaust Never Happened and Why Do They Say It?, published by the University of California Press. The book is an ...
254Jun 12, 2002
Rwanda Genocide in 1994
Mr. Koppel interviewed General Dallaire about his experiences as commander of peacekeeping troops in Rwanda and his recollections of the genocide during 1994 civil war.
236Dec 10, 2009
Prevention of Genocide
United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice talked about genocide and what can be done to prevent such crimes in the future. Michael Abramowitz, director of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s ...
217May 16, 1996
Holocaust Oral History: Bert Fleming, Part 1
Bert Fleming spoke about his life and his struggle to survive as a labor official in a Polish ghetto.
This is the first of two parts of the interview, which was done by the The United States ...
214May 26, 2005
60th Anniversary of the End of WWII
Benjamin Ferencz, an Army officer who served as prosecutor at the Nuremberg trials, delivered the keynote address for the symposium commemorating the 60th anniversary of the end of World War ...
192Apr 15, 1995
Holocaust Oral History: Edwarda Rorat, Part 2
Edwarda Kleinfeld Rorat spoke about her life. She and her sister struggled to survive after her parents were killed by the Nazis in the Polish village where they were hiding. She talked ...
188Apr 29, 2013
Holocaust Memory in Europe
Senior government officials from Germany, Poland, and France talked about efforts to combat the spread of anti-Semitism in Europe.
This discussion was part of the United States Holocaust ...
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