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Robert K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-318) interviewed by Sarah Moskovitz

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-318

Videotape testimony of Robert K., who was born in Holland in 1940. He describes his mother and father and some of his childhood memories; his father's strategy for the family's survival; his life with a foster family and the incidents where it was suspected that he was Jewish; and his disbelief when his real parents came to claim him after the war. He speaks of his postwar memories of the people who came through his home in the Hague, which served as an informal gathering place for returning Jews; the subtle ways in which his postwar experiences affected him; and the rage he feels is pent up in every survivor. He also relates his emigration to Canada and his many trips to Jerusalem; his continued relationship with his foster family; his marriage; his training and experience as a child psychiatrist; and the projects in which he is currently engaged to ensure that the Holocaust will never be forgotten.

Author/Creator
K., Robert, 1940-
Published
Northridge, Calif. : Child Survivor Archive at California State University, Northridge, 1984
Interview Date
May 2, 1984.
Language
English
Copies
1 copy: 1/2 in. VHS.
Cite As
Robert K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-318). 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/616988
Record last modified: 2014-07-29 13:02:00
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