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Oral history interview with Thomas Buergenthal

Oral History | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1992.A.0128.10 | RG Number: RG-50.165.0010

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    Interview Summary
    Thomas Buergenthal, born May 11, 1934 in Lubochna, Czechoslovakia (Slovakia), discusses his survival of the ghetto in Kielce, Poland; being sent to Auschwitz concentration camp and his methods of survival; his immigration to the United States in 1951; attending Bethany College in Virginia, New York University, and Harvard; and teaching law at several universities; his Jewish identity and attending a Reform temple; losing his belief in God; and the possibility of another Holocaust event occurring.
    Thomas Buergenthal
    Mr. William B. Helmreich
    interview:  1990 January 25

    Physical Details

    1 sound cassette (90 min.).

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    Personal Name
    Buergenthal, Thomas.

    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Mr. William B. Helmreich
    The interview with Thomas Buergenthal was conducted on January 25, 1990, for William B. Helmreich's book "Against all odds: Holocaust survivors and the successful lives they made in America." The interview was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on October 30, 1992.
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