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Thursday, July 18 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Art During the Holocaust

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Panelists examine art and propaganda that was seen during WWII and the Holocaust. Nazi and Allied propaganda art was used in many ways with devastating results. Holocaust victims drew what they saw, and this was the universal language that told the stories of the Holocaust as it happened. Panelists include Sandra Scheller (award-winning author of Try to Remember: Never Forget, a book describing her mother's holocaust experiences; recent TEDX 2019 speaker), Esther Finder (president and founder of Generations of the Shoah-Nevada, an organization based in Las Vegas, for Holocaust survivors and descendants), and Matt Dunford (chairman of San Diego Comic Fest, comic and WWII media expert). There will be a video presentation of Ruth Goldschmiedova Sax (who survived three concentration camps including Auschwitz; mother of Sandra). Ruth passed last year, but her original video from Comic-Con 2018 will be presented. Moderated by Stephen D. Smith, executive director of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, the archive of Holocaust survivor testimonies initiated by Steven Spielberg in 1994.

Thursday July 18, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room 4

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