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Americans and the Holocaust: A Talk with Rebecca Erbelding

Presented by Heinz History Center at Heinz History Center, Pittsburgh PA

Jul 17 2018
Americans and the Holocaust: A Talk with Rebecca Erbelding

The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, in partnership with the History Center, is proud to host historian Rebecca Erbelding. Dr. Erbelding is an expert on American responses to the Holocaust and the War Refugee Board. She has worked at the United States

Dr. Erbelding will discuss her new book, “Rescue Board: The Untold Story of America’s Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe,” as well as her work with the new exhibit at USHMM, Americans and the Holocaust. She will tell the fascinating story of the young government staffers who started a psychological warfare campaign, sent false papers into enemy territory, negotiated ransom offers with Nazis, and ultimately saved tens of thousands of lives.

Not only does her research unlock previously

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Admission is $10 (plus fees) and free for students with valid ID and survivors. Please register online through the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh.

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