From: C-SPAN on Tue, Feb 08 2011 7:15 AM
As part of a lecture series commemorating the presidential Inauguration, "Looking Ahead at the 21st Century," Mr. Wiesel talked about the dangers of radicalism and admonished all people to guard against repetitions of such horrors of the 20th century as German extermination of Jews and ...
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From: C-SPAN on Tue, Feb 08 2011 6:10 AM
The United States Holocaust Memorial Council hosted a ceremony to remember Holocaust victims and survivors as well as the soldiers who liberated them from German concentration camps in the closing months of World War II. Members of Congress participated in a candle lighting ceremony alon...
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From: C-SPAN on Tue, Feb 08 2011 1:08 AM
Union College honored Serge and Beate Klarsfeld for their work in bringing Nazi war criminals to justice and their new book, French Children of the Holocaust: A Memorial. The book chronicles the lives of 2,500 children who were sent to concentration camps. The Klarsfelds also received ...
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From: C-SPAN on Tue, Feb 08 2011 12:38 AM
Cardinal Cassidy talked about the Holocaust and the recent Vatican report reflecting on the Holocaust and the role Catholics played during that time. He also talked about the progress of reconciliation and friendship between Catholics and Jews around the world.
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From: C-SPAN on Mon, Feb 07 2011 8:38 PM
Cardinal O’Connor talked about the Holocaust and Nazi Germany. He said that Christian-Jewish relations today depend on understanding that Hitler used the Holocaust to destroy both Judaism and Christianity and in this way to destroy God. He read an essay he wrote for the 50th anniversary...
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From: C-SPAN on Mon, Feb 07 2011 12:19 AM
Mr. Luckert and Ms. Greenwald talked about the purpose of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial and the history of the Holocaust. They also responded to viewer telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail.
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From: C-SPAN on Sun, Feb 06 2011 2:34 PM
Mr. Manis and Mr. Powell talked about and read from their works and answered questions from the audience. Ms. Brooks gave a synopsis of Mr. Honey’s book and read excerpts from his book and from his letter of acceptance for this award. The award is given to fiction or non-fiction works o...
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From: C-SPAN on Sun, Feb 06 2011 8:58 AM
Daniel Jonah Goldhagen talks about his book, A Moral Reckoning: The Role of the Catholic Church in the Holocaust and Its Unfulfilled Duty of Repair, published by Alfred A. Knopf. In it, the author makes the claim that the Catholic Church is, to a limited extent, morally at fault for the...
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From: C-SPAN on Sun, Feb 06 2011 8:16 AM
British historian Martin Gilbert is the official biographer of Winston Churchill. Sir Martin was knighted in 1995 for service to British history and international relations. He is the author or editor of over 70 books on topics including World War I, World War II, the history of the 20t...
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From: C-SPAN on Sun, Feb 06 2011 6:52 AM
Ms. Bloomfield talked about the 10-year anniversary of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Live shots were shown of various exhibits inside the museum. She also responded to audience telephone calls.
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From: C-SPAN on Sat, Feb 05 2011 3:32 PM
Professor Goldhagen talked about his new book, Hitler’s Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust, which argues that many more German citizens were involved in the Holocaust than previously thought. In it, he also argues that they participated due to their belief in a...
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From: C-SPAN on Sat, Feb 05 2011 8:53 AM
First Lady Laura Bush delivered the keynote address at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s annual Days of Remembrance observance in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. Susan Eisenhower, granddaughter of General Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Supreme Allied Commander during World War II will also deli...
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From: C-SPAN on Sat, Feb 05 2011 1:15 AM
Nancy Wright Beasley was interviewed about her book Izzy’s Fire: Finding Humanity in The Holocaust, published by Brunswick Publishing Corporation. Ms. Beasley is a columnist and contributing editor for Richmond Magazine.
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From: C-SPAN on Fri, Feb 04 2011 4:20 PM
President Bush toured the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum exhibit on genocide in Darfur.
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From: C-SPAN on Fri, Feb 04 2011 2:23 PM
Robert Satloff talked about his book Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust’s Long Reach into Arab Lands, published by PublicAffairs. Mr. Satloff wrote the book to relate the Holocaust to Arab history and an Arab audience. He was interviewed while at the 2007 Virginia Fest...
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From: C-SPAN on Tue, Jan 11 2011 1:55 AM
Ms. Obrecht and Mr. Gorita discussed the opening of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
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From: C-SPAN on Mon, Jan 10 2011 6:36 PM
Ambassador Albright spoke on events in Bosnia in light of the Holocaust. She focused on the War Crimes Tribunal to be established following the conflict in the former Yugoslavia.
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From: C-SPAN on Mon, Jan 10 2011 10:40 AM
Senator Thurmond and others participated in a ceremony commemorating the American troops who helped liberate several concentration camps as they moved into Germany in 1945.
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From: C-SPAN on Mon, Jan 10 2011 9:32 AM
A new Holocaust Museum director was sworn in by Justice Breyer. Dr. Reich is a psychiatrist who has written about the holocaust.
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From: C-SPAN on Mon, Jan 10 2011 5:06 AM
In ceremonies marking Holocaust Remembrance Day, the focus this year was the 50th anniversary of the Nuremburg war crimes trials.
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