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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • In '12 Years a Slave,' Steve McQueen juxtaposes beauty, brutality

    In '12 Years a Slave,' Steve McQueen juxtaposes beauty, brutality
    TELLURIDE, Colo. — Many sequences in Steve McQueen's new movie, "12 Years a Slave" — the true story of a free black man kidnapped in 1841 and sold to Southern plantation owners — were emotionally exhausting to film. But the British...
  • Shakespeare to be revised by Margaret Atwood and Howard Jacobson

    Shakespeare to be revised by Margaret Atwood and Howard Jacobson
    The publisher Hogarth’s ambitious project to produce novelized retellings of William Shakespeare’s plays has two new authors -- the Man Booker Prize-winning writers Margaret Atwood and Howard Jacobson. The Canadian writer Atwood, author of...
  • Stanley Kramer: Hollywood's moral compass

    Stanley Kramer: Hollywood's moral compass
    As both a producer and a director, Stanley Kramer was fearless. As a scrappy young independent producer in the late 1940s, he bought the rights to Arthur Laurents' "Home of the Brave," the hit 1946 Broadway play which exposed anti-Semitism in the...
  • Too-Conventional Slaughter Shames The World

    Q. How many Jews in Germany have been killed or have committed suicide in the last seven or eight years? L.H. A. Since 1933, 20,000 Jews are reported to have committed suicide and 8,000 to have been murdered by the Nazis. Question & Answer column of The...
  • Jesse Owens transcends all races

     Jesse Owens transcends all races
    It is impossible to define Jesse Owens with mere numbers, for it would suggest that a life story so consequential could be told fully in quantifiable terms. Yet a number is at the genesis of this remembrance, so it would not be wrong to begin with a few...
  • Review: 'Passion Play' a religious-themed romp through history

    Review: 'Passion Play' a religious-themed romp through history
    Right at the start of Sarah Ruhl's "Passion Play," now at the Odyssey Theatre, a religious crisis of the kind Freud would have appreciated erupts. The actress playing Mary in the town's religious pageant secretly has the hots for the young hunk...
  • What's new in Germany for 2014

    What's new in Germany for 2014
    While Germany sits in the driver's seat of Europe's economy, it doesn't take a cultural backseat either. Here are a few of the latest developments: Berlin is trying to finish construction of its new, 5 billion-euro (nearly $7 billion USD) airport:...
  • Steven Spielberg to be honored at National Archives

    Steven Spielberg to be honored at National Archives
    Steven Spielberg will add another prize to his crowded trophy mantle this fall when he receives an award at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. The Oscar-winning director will receive the 2013 Records of Achievement Award in recognition of his...
  • Review: 'The Diary of Anne Frank' diluted by too many false moments

    Review: 'The Diary of Anne Frank' diluted by too many false moments
    “The Diary of Anne Frank,” the journal of a Jewish girl who died in the Holocaust during the final days of World War II, has been a worldwide phenomenon since it was first published in 1947. The book was converted into a 1955 play and an...
  • Egyptian hero's kin reject honor by Israel's Holocaust museum

    Egyptian hero's kin reject honor by Israel's Holocaust museum
    CAIRO — It could have been a story of reconciliation and redemption, inspired by a long-ago act of courage and kindness. Instead, it turned into an illustration of the stark realities of the modern-day Middle East. Yad Vashem, Israel’s...
  • With KKK talk, Grayson reverts to old, extremist ways

    With KKK talk, Grayson reverts to old, extremist ways
    The Alan Grayson spin machine had been running full speed. The storyline — promoted by Grayson's handlers and the media — was that Central Florida's firebrand liberal congressman was no longer a bomb-thrower. No more calling female...
  • Ending 68-year mystery, scholar confirms Gestapo chief died in 1945

    A German historian has found conclusive proof that Nazi Gestapo chief Heinrich Mueller died in the final days of World War II and was buried in a mass grave in a Jewish cemetery in Berlin, the German daily Bild reported Thursday. The research carried...