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Oral history interview with Thomas Buergenthal

Oral History | Accession Number: 1992.A.0128.10 | RG Number: RG-50.165.0010

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.

Interviewee
Thomas Buergenthal
Interviewer
William B. Helmreich
Date
1990 January 25  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette (90 min.).
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:42:03
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