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Monday, December 1, 2014
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, listen to the testimonies of 70 Holocaust survivors, drawn from the Visual History Archive at USC Shoah Foundation, as they recall their personal experiences in the Nazi extermination camp.
Thursday, October 1, 2015
A series of clips from survivors speaking about their experiences with personal as well as institutional forms of discrimination. These clips include testimonies from the European Holocaust, the Armenian Genocide, and the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda collections.
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Several people responded to active discrimination by helping the victims in different ways. This is a collection of clips highlighting testimony from survivors and aid givers themselves. One question that sometimes emerges in these clips is "what made you stand up to discrimination and racial intolerance?"
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Featuring testimony on Aristides de Sousa Mendes, this video focuses on the theme of diplomats and rescue and relates some of the best-known cases of aid provided by consulates and embassies including the efforts of Raoul Wallenberg, and Chiune Sugihara. Diplomats in countries throughout Europe helped Jews escape persecution by issuing visas and other travel paperwork that allowed Jews to flee Nazi-occupied territory. Featured in the video are the testimonies of Israel Kipen, Per Anger, and Henri Deutsch who recount their personal experiences of rescue during the Holocaust.
Friday, February 1, 2013
During the Holocaust, numerous individuals and groups risked their lives to save countless Jews.  Originally displayed for International Holocaust Remembrance Day at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France, this exhibit showcases five themes of rescue brought to light in the testimonies of nine Jewish survivors and four rescuers and aid providers.
Friday, March 6, 2015
To commemorate International Women’s Day, March 8, 2015, listen to the testimonies of 10 amazing women from the Visual History Archive who all “made it happen,” from standing up to injustice to saving lives during the Holocaust to preserving the memories of genocide victims and many other courageous acts.
Monday, August 24, 2015
I invite you to view a clip of Norma Dimitry’s testimony. The clip is subtitled into Czech, just in case some of my fellow Czechs were interested in learning more about the last time our country provided at least a safe transit route if not a safe haven to a mass of people.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
100 testimony clips featured on each day of 100 Days to Inspire Respect, USC Shoah Foundation's educational program from January 20-April 29, 2017. The program offers middle and high school teachers easy-to-use resources that encourage their students to grapple with difficult but important topics: hate, racism, intolerance and xenophobia.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Did you catch USC Shoah Foundation’s latest PSA in partnership with Comcast? Explore these survivors’ stories below. These clips are just a sample of the 55,000 testimonies available in the Visual History Archive. Be inspired by their stories of hope and resilience, and consider sharing the stories that impact you most on social media. 
Thursday, April 7, 2016
From April to July 1994, one of the most brutal genocides in human history occurred in Rwanda. It claimed the lives of 800,000 men, women, and children, most of whom were of Tutsi descent. Kwibuka, the official anniversary of the Rwandan Tutsi Genocide, is observed every year on April 7. Explore this selection of testimony clips of survivors and eyewitnesses to the genocide from the Visual History Archive. 
Friday, May 27, 2016
A collection of testimony clips from WWII liberators who served in the United States Armed Forces. Special thanks to Ford Motor Company for their support of our World War II Veterans and Liberators collections.

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