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Concluding ceremony

Film | RG Number: RG-60.3816 | Film ID: 2658

13:06:15 to 13:11:55 Lt. Gen. Pavel Danilovich Gudz of the USSR speaks in Russian. He discusses the availability of American books translated into Russian and the lack of Russian books translated into English. Elie Wiesel makes the proposition that for every book translated into English, the United States will translate a book into Russian. 13:11:39 Miles Lerman announces the time of the closing ceremony. [TAPE JUMPS. COLOR BARS FROM 13:40:08 TO 13:41:16]

14:12:54 INT, conference room. [TAPE JUMPS] 14:14:14 The closing ceremony. INT, conference room, audience sits, panel prepares to speak.14:21:21 Rabbi Bernard Raskus introduces concluding ceremony. 14:30:32 Miles Lerman pays tribute to all those who died. 14:27:48 Moment of silence. Bugler plays taps. 14:30:36 Liberators names are read by Mark Talisman, in recognition by the US Holocaust Memorial Council. 14:35:27 Hank de Jarnet (sp?), a Dachau liberator, accepts scroll in memory of Walter J. Felenz (sp?), Rainbow Division. 01:22:46 Brig. Gen. James L. Collins, Jr. 14:38:16 Cantor Isaac Goodfriend, survivor, member of USHMC, and Malca Swartz (sp?), survivor, perform songs: Partisans' Hymn (in English). "Eternity" (in Yiddish). (more)

14:56:52 Liberators medals presented by Miles Lerman and Elie Wiesel to John Eisenhower; Andre Mernier on behalf of Belgium; Charles Mills Drury on behalf of Canada; Minister Eduard Kukan on behalf of Czechoslovakia; Frode Jakobsen on behalf of Denmark; Jean Laurain on behalf of France; Brig. Gen. Gray of Britain.

Event:  10/28/1981
Production:  1981
Washington, DC, United States
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:46:40
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