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Election 2016: Gloria Lachman on the Importance of Democratic Voting

Language: English

Holocaust survivor Gloria Lachman remembers Nazi soldiers appearing at her house and physically forcing her grandmother to vote for Hitler, an experience that caused her to deeply value the right to vote. In honor of the United States' 2016 General Election on November 8, this series will feature Holocaust survivors recalling their experiences voting in political elections.

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  • Election 2016: Peter Wagner on Discussing the Election at School

    Language: English

    Holocaust survivor Peter Wagner remembers the results of the 1932 presidential election, in which a very small minority of his elementary school classmates claimed that their parents voted for Hitler. In honor of the United States' 2016 General Election on November 8, this series will feature Holocaust survivors recalling their experiences voting in political elections.

  • Election 2016: Victor Fish on Defiance at the Ballot

    Language: English

    Holocaust survivor Victor Fish recalls being forced to vote for the plebiscite that would decide whether or not Poland was to join the Soviet Union. In honor of the United States' 2016 General Election on November 8, this series will feature Holocaust survivors recalling their experiences voting in political elections.

  • Election 2016: Erika Fromm on Extreme Polling Conditions in Germany

    Language: English

    Holocaust survivor Erika Fromm describes the extreme conditions at the polls during the 1933 federal election in Germany, the first election in which she was old enough to vote. In honor of the United States' 2016 General Election on November 8, this series will feature Holocaust survivors recalling their experiences voting in political elections.

  • Election 2016: Irma Broclawski on Voting Against Communism

    Language: English

    Holocaust survivor Irma Broclawski recalls voting three times against the Communist regime with her uncle in Krakow, Poland. In honor of the United States' 2016 General Election on November 8, this series will feature Holocaust survivors recalling their experiences voting in political elections.

  • Election 2016: Manfred Steinfeld on Why Germans Voted for Hitler

    Language: English

    Holocaust survivor Manfred Steinfeld explains the fear that drove German Jews to vote for Hitler in the 1935 presidential election. In honor of the United States' 2016 General Election on November 8, this series will feature Holocaust survivors recalling their experiences voting in political elections.

  • Election 2016: Gloria Lachman on the Importance of Democratic Voting

    Language: English

    Holocaust survivor Gloria Lachman remembers Nazi soldiers appearing at her house and physically forcing her grandmother to vote for Hitler, an experience that caused her to deeply value the right to vote. In honor of the United States' 2016 General Election on November 8, this series will feature Holocaust survivors recalling their experiences voting in political elections.

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