4,694Oct 30, 2009
Book Discussion on The Transfer Agreement
Edwin Black talked about his book The Transfer Agreement: The Dramatic Story of the Pact Between the Third Reich and Jewish Palestine (Dialog Press; 25th anniversary ed. August 25, ...
3,338Nov 30, 2010
Book Discussion on Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy
Eric Metaxas recounts the life of Lutheran pastor and author Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945). A anti-Nazi activist, Bonhoeffer believed that Christians had an obligation to defend the Jews in ...
3,070Dec 19, 2010
Book Discussion on The Farhud: Roots of the Arab-Nazi Alliance During the Holocaust
Edwin Black looks at “The Farhud,” a Nazi-Arab attempt to completely exterminate the Jews of Baghdad June 1-2, 1941. He examines the alliance between the mufti of Jerusalem - Haj Amin ...
2,797May 23, 2011
Book Discussion on In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson recounts the tenure of the first American ambassador to Hitler’s Germany, William Dodd. The former college professor and his family arrived in Germany in 1933 and became ...
2,316Apr 23, 2012
Presidential Remarks at Holocaust Commemoration
President Obama spoke at the annual commemoration of the Holocaust and the Holocaust Museum. In his speech he announced a plan that would allow the U.S. to impose sanctions against foreign ...
2,043Jan 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 ...
1,853Jan 8, 2014
Book Discussion on FDR and the Jews
Richard Breitman talked about the book he co-wrote, FDR and the Jews, in which he examines the historical debate over whether President Franklin D. Roosevelt was indifferent to or a defender ...
1,817Oct 4, 2010
Third Reich Nuremberg Laws
Archivist Greg Bradsher talked about the 1935 Nuremberg Laws that created the official blueprint of racial policies against Jews in Nazi Germany. He displayed the original documents signed by ...
1,700Apr 12, 2012
Band of Brothers Veterans Reflections
Three veterans of the Army’s 101st Airborne Division and a Holocaust survivor reflect on their experiences during World War II. They are joined by two actors who appeared in the HBO ...
1,461Oct 23, 2010
Book Discussion on Prelude to Catastrophe
Robert Shogan examines Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s decision to not intercede on the part of Europe’s Jewish population despite the president’s close Jewish advisers, including his ...
1,169Oct 28, 2010
Book Discussion on The Boy: A Holocaust Story
Historian Dan Porat reports on his research of an iconic photograph of an anonymous boy in the Warsaw ghetto taken in the spring of 1943. The author recounts the lives of several of the people seen ...
1,085Jul 19, 2010
Testimony from a World War II Holocaust Survivor
Holocaust survivor Lilli Silbiger recounted her story of living in and around the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II. Lilli Silbiger grew up in Auschwitz, Poland. In 1939 ...
1,020Sep 29, 2009
Book Discussion on Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife
Francine Prose talked about her book Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife (Harper; September 29, 2009). In her book she examines the impact that Anne Frank’s diary has had on ...
902Dec 13, 2010
General Eisenhower and the Documentation of the Holocaust
Professor Harry Reicher talked about an episode which occurred in the immediate aftermath of the Holocaust. While liberating concentration camps and witnessing sights that “beggar ...
833Mar 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 ...
695Mar 20, 2010
The Allies and Auschwitz Panel
Panelists discussed the handling of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp by the Allied forces. Donald Miller spoke on “Could the Allies Have Bombed Auschwitz?” Gerhard Weinberg spoke on ...
563Nov 9, 2009
Book Discussion on Operation Last Chance
Efraim Zuroff talked about his book Operation Last Chance: One Man’s Quest to Bring Nazi Criminals to Justice (Palgrave Macmillan; November 10, 2009). In his book Mr. Zuroff, ...
511Nov 7, 2013
German ambassador to the United States Peter Ammon spoke at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht. Following his speech, three holocaust ...
503Nov 19, 2013
Holocaust Graphic Novel Maus
Florida Atlantic University Holocaust Studies Chair Alan Berger talked about Art Spiegelman’s graphic novel Maus, which depicts Spiegelman’s relationship with his father, a ...
470Jul 19, 2010
Testimony from a World War II Resistance Fighter
Stanley Blake, a Polish resistance fighter who escaped several times from concentration camps during World War Two, talked about the war. He was 17 years old when the Nazis invaded ...
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