public programs announced here were held in conjunction with the
Museum’s special exhibition.
The Search for the St. Louis Passengers
Sarah Ogilvie and Scott Miller’s behind-the-scenes look into the
Museum’s two-year effort to document the fate of every passenger.
Double Crossed: The Saga of the St. Louis
May 4, 5, and 6, 2 p.m.
May 4 and 6, 7 p.m.
Gonzalez’ one-man multimedia review of the ship’s voyage through
the eyes of passengers, the captain, Cuban officials, and President
Franklin D. Roosevelt. (Appropriate for teenagers and adults)
Lecture: The American Response
Professor Henry Feingold, Bernard Baruch College, author of The
Politics of Rescue.
Lecture: The Cuban Response
Professor Robert Levine, University of Miami, author of Tropical
An Evening with Three Survivors of the St. Louis
experiences of passengers Henry Blumenstein, Ruth Loeb Forest,
and Ilse Marcus, and the aftermath of their ill-fated voyage.
An Evening with Amy Zahl Gottleib
World War II relief worker and researcher tells the story of the
287 St. Louis passengers admitted to England.
Film & Filmmakers: The Voyage of the St. Louis
Gelbert, Canadian film producer
voyage of the St. Louis recounted through vintage photographs,
rare archival footage, and the remembrances of nine survivors.