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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • The real stories behind 'No Place on Earth'

    The real stories behind 'No Place on Earth'
    For 511 days, they hid underground in Ukrainian caves while fellow Jews were being executed by machine gun up above. The odds that they would survive the Holocaust were slight, for they were dependent entirely upon themselves for finding scarce food...
  • Anne Frank and Emmett Till meet in AAPACT play

    Anne Frank and Emmett Till meet in AAPACT play
    She was not thinking of writing a play about Anne Frank and Emmett Till. Janet Langhart Cohen was just enjoying her life in Washington D.C.’s social whirl as the wife of former Secretary of Defense and U.S. Senator William S. Cohen. But she did,...
  • Genocide victims remembered at Burbank City Hall

    Genocide victims remembered at Burbank City Hall
    More than 100 people gathered at Burbank City Hall Tuesday to commemorate the Armenian genocide and the Holocaust, which together claimed the lives of 7.5 million people. Descendants of Holocaust victims and survivors lit seven candles at the City...
  • Theater review: 'We Are Proud to Present' and a time of genocide

     Theater review: 'We Are Proud to Present' and a time of genocide
    Theodor Adorno's oft-quoted, much misunderstood remark, "It is barbaric to write poetry after Auschwitz," raises questions about the ability of artists to represent the Holocaust. How can the cultural tools that were complicit in genocide comment on its...
  • Breaking the silence

    Breaking the silence
     My father told me little about his agonies in the Holocaust. He never mentioned the beatings he suffered in various concentration camps starting in 1942, nor the death march he survived in January 1945, en route to Buchenwald.   For nearly the...
  • 'This Must Be the Place' review: Just your average rock star road trip Holocaust revenge tale

    'This Must Be the Place' review: Just your average rock star road trip Holocaust revenge tale
    *** (out of four) Fifty-year-old former rock star Cheyenne (Sean Penn) still dresses like The Cure’s Robert Smith and can’t tell if he’s bored or depressed with his mundane life in Ireland with wife Jane (Frances McDormand). His...
  • Deep in thought over 'Hannah Arendt'

    Deep in thought over 'Hannah Arendt'
    How does one make a movie about thought? That was the dilemma noted German director Margarethe von Trotta faced when she began work on her latest film, "Hannah Arendt," which opened June 7. The biopic reunites Von Trotta with actress Barbara Sukowa,...
  • In Theory: Why the rise in Anti-Semitism?

    Anti-Semitism is on the rise throughout the world, according to a report by the State Department, which is taking the increase so seriously it's appointing a special envoy to monitor the rise. The increase was revealed in the department's annual...
  • Community news: Poet David Meyerhof recognized, William M. Burke scales Mt. Everest

    Community news: Poet David Meyerhof recognized, William M. Burke scales Mt. Everest
    David Meyerhof of Burbank is a published poet, and now everyone in his hometown knows it. Meyerhof received recognition from the city of Burbank, the State Assembly and the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday at the Little White Chapel during the...
  • Travel postcard: 48 hours in Riga

    Travel postcard: 48 hours in Riga
    RIGA (Reuters) - A city of the medieval Hanseatic league of trading nations with a mix of Latvian, Germanic and Russian cultures, Riga has a rich 800-year history and a vibrant modern buzz. A trip to the Latvian capital is an opportunity to see world...
  • Southern University should have known better than to invite Louis Farrakhan to campus

    Southern University should have known better than to invite Louis Farrakhan to campus
    I have to admit I was a little shocked when I found out Southern University in Baton Rouge had nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan come speak at the school earlier this month. The Nation of Islam student association sponsored the event, but not without...
  • 20th Anniversary Of News Closeup

    20th Anniversary Of News Closeup
    “PIX11 NEWS CLOSEUP” will mark its 20th year on the air with its 970th broadcast on Sunday, October 28th.  The recipient of numerous awards, including three Emmy Awards, “PIX11 NEWS CLOSEUP” has a loyal following of viewers who...