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Time: May 17, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm EDT

Ticket: Free, Registration Not Required

Location: The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues
New York, NY 10065
United States

  • People look at Washington, DC, newspapers on September 1, 1939—the day Nazi Germany invaded Poland, starting World War II. Harris & Ewing Collection/Library of Congress
  • People look at Washington, DC, newspapers on September 1, 1939—the day Nazi Germany invaded Poland, starting World War II. Harris & Ewing Collection/Library of Congress

While media around the country provided frequent and vivid accounts of rising Nazi brutality in Europe, Americans tended to focus inward in the 1930–40s. Step back in time with Museum and local experts to explore headlines and artifacts from that time period in New York.

Speakers
Dr. Rebecca Kobrin,
Russell and Bettina Knapp Associate Professor of American Jewish History, Columbia University
JoAnna Wasserman, Education Initiatives Manager, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Moderator
Ralph Blumenthal,
Award-winning New York Times journalist and nonfiction author