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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • State expected to give MARC contract to Bombardier

    The O'Malley administration has chosen a Canadian company to operate two MARC commuter train lines, passing over a competitor whose critics have tied it to Nazi Germany and avoiding a potential fight with Holocaust survivors. The Maryland Department of...
  • With new book, Madeleine Albright sheds light on long-hidden family secrets

    With new book, Madeleine Albright sheds light on long-hidden family secrets
    In 1997, Madeleine Albright couldn't have been more certain that she knew everything important about herself and was in possession of every relevant fact about her life. And then, at age 59, just days after being confirmed as U.S. secretary of state,...
  • Political Notebook: Howard's elected officials head overseas

    Patching potholes and balancing Howard County's or Maryland's budget may seem far removed from visits to foreign and exotic places, but several local elected officials traveled overseas this spring, visiting places as diverse as Israel, Turkey, northern...
  • The Interview: Aaron Greenfield, attorney for Holocaust survivors and families

    The Interview: Aaron Greenfield, attorney for Holocaust survivors and families
    Baltimore attorney Aaron Greenfield's work representing Holocaust survivors and their families earned him an invitation last month to join a special committee of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Greenfield, special counsel in the corporate practice...
  • 'Living history' is making a comeback at some Maryland museums

    'Living history' is making a comeback at some Maryland museums
    In the shadow of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia, John Wilkes Booth will tell anyone who'll listen just why that tyrant had to be assassinated. Supporting himself on a wooden crutch, a decidedly agitated Booth, his voice rising to match the fierceness in his...
  • Exhibit explores struggles of African-Americans, Jews

    A couple years ago, African-American artist Loring Cornish was focusing his creativity on works that addressed the civil rights movement. When a Jewish couple, Ellen and Paul Saval, bought some other pieces of his, Cornish went to their home to hang the...
  • Edwards offers resolution on Fla. congressman's Nazi comment

    Edwards offers resolution on Fla. congressman's Nazi comment
    (Dec. 20) Rep. Donna F. Edwards offered a resolution on the House floor Tuesday that would disapprove of Florida GOP Rep. Allen West for telling reporters recently that Nazi propagandists would be proud of the Democrats’ “propaganda machine.&...
  • Madeleine Albright sheds light on long-hidden family secrets

    Madeleine Albright sheds light on long-hidden family secrets
    Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will be at the Enoch Pratt library's main branch on Thursday to discuss her new memoir, "Prague Winter," which delves into a family background that had been shielded from her for decades. As The Baltimore Sun'...
  • HCC study-abroad program will tour Normandy

    Howard Community College professor Fred Campbell is about to take his third group of students to the site of the Allied invasion of Europe during World War II, with the hope that, like students before them, the group with return with a perspective of...
  • Maurice Sendak appreciation: Author left mark on Baltimore readers

    Maurice Sendak appreciation: Author left mark on Baltimore readers
    Somewhere the wild things are roaring their terrible roars and gnashing their terrible teeth and rolling their terrible eyes and showing their terrible claws. They're mourning their creator, children's book author Maurice Sendak, who stepped into his...
  • Finalists for One Maryland One Book program

    Finalists for One Maryland One Book program
    I spent part of the day at the offices of the Maryland Humanities Council, as part of the group that selects the book for the One Maryland One Book reading program. (Is there anyything better than a good discussion about books?) The group of about a dozen...
  • As changes loom, a look inside a reading classroom

    As changes loom, a look inside a reading classroom
    In a sixth-grade reading classroom at Dunloggin Middle School in Ellicott City on Tuesday, teacher Amy Monachino guided her students through a chapter in Lois Lowry's "Number the Stars." Books on the Holocaust lined the chalkboard. But the only book up...