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About This Event

Time: November 18, 2020, 10:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m. EST

Ticket: Free, Registration Not Required

Location: Virtual Event

  • Chief prosecutor Benjamin Ferencz at the Einsatzgruppen Trial. US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Benjamin Ferencz
  • Chief prosecutor Benjamin Ferencz at the Einsatzgruppen Trial. US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Benjamin Ferencz

At age 27, in his first turn as a prosecutor, Benjamin Ferencz led what was then called "the biggest murder trial in history." On behalf of the US government, he won guilty verdicts against 22 Nazi leaders of mass shooting operations that murdered over a million Jews. The Nuremberg Trials, which began 75 years ago this month, aimed to achieve a measure of justice for the unimaginable scale of Holocaust and war crimes. Ben, now 100, has devoted his life to pursuing peace, demanding justice for victims, and preventing genocide. Learn Ben's inspiring story and why his motto is: “Never give up.”

Speaker
Benjamin Ferencz, last living Nuremberg prosecutor

Moderator
Dr. Edna Friedberg, Historian, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Watch live at facebook.com/holocaustmuseum. You do not need a Facebook account to view our program. After the live broadcast, the recording will be available to watch on demand on the Museum's Facebook page.