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Peter G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-51) interviewed by Laurel Vlock

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-51

Videotape testimony of Peter G., a distinguished scholar and professor of history, who was born in Berlin, Germany, in 1923. Professor G. describes his childhood and education; his parents' atheism; the Nuremberg laws; the different opinions people held about the Nazis; his family's haphazard plans to emigrate; Kristallnacht; obtaining passage to Cuba; his two year stay in Havana; and his emigration to the United States. He also discusses the opposing theories of whether the Holocaust could happen again; the impact that the refugees had on United States intellectual life; and his thoughts on postwar antisemitism and Israel.

Author/Creator
G., Peter, 1923-2015.
Published
New Haven, Conn. : Holocaust Survivors Film Project, 1980
Interview Date
May 13, 1980.
Language
English
Copies
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Peter G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-51). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/616932
Record last modified: 2015-06-15 16:30:00
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