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Oral history interview with Jacob Wiener

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0287 | RG Number: RG-50.106.0112

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Jacob Wiener (né Koppel G. Zwienicki), born March 25, 1917 in Bremen, Germany, discusses his experiences in the United States after World War II; the reaction to the war by the American media; his wife’s experience on the Kindertransport; his memories of watching Nazi war crime trials on television; his thoughts on Israel and Palestine; the Eichmann trial; how he was involved with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum from its founding; Holocaust education in American schools; antisemitism in the United States; and how he founded a school for mentally disabled children in the 1950s.

Interviewee
Rabbi Jacob G. Wiener Ph.D.
Interviewer
Esther Finder
Date
1998 October 25  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
2 sound cassettes (74 min.).
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Record last modified: 2018-04-10 21:09:39
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