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Paul Parks talks about witnessing the aftermath of the Holocaust and what it meant to his work in the civil rights movement, including his work with Martin Luther King, Jr.
homepage / Thursday, June 17, 2021
David Jakubowski talks about the beginning of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and the various physical confrontations that occurred on April 19, 1943.
clip, homepage / Monday, April 19, 2021
U.S. liberator Walter Mason reminisces on his efforts to liberate the prisoners of Buchenwald concentration camp. Although they were warned about the conditions of the camp, he discusses that there was no way of being prepared for what they saw that day.
clip, homepage / Thursday, April 15, 2021
In this clip from the Visual History Archive, Elise Taft describes a moment of hope and joy in her family’s darkest times. It’s with those sentiments that we wish all of our Armenian friends and colleagues a Merry Christmas. May the holiday be as bright as the stars described by Elise in her poignant testimony.
homepage / Wednesday, January 6, 2021
In this clip from her 1996 testimony, Franka Berk discusses the importance of tolerance and loving one another.
/ Friday, January 29, 2021
/ Friday, February 5, 2021
Arsene Nsabimana speaks on the importance of nonviolence, forgiveness, and friendship.
/ Friday, February 19, 2021
Anne Bertolino leaves a message for future generations about standing up to hate and not letting history repeat itself.
/ Friday, February 26, 2021
This is an introduction to the Visual History Archive and an indepth demonstration of how to conduct searches.
/ Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Sara speaks about not being able to eat because she didn't finish her work. Her friend, an older girl, helped her complete the work daily so she could eat.
cambodian, cambodian survivor / Friday, March 5, 2021
/ Monday, March 8, 2021
In this clip from his 2020 testimony, 100-year-old Ben Ferencz, one of the chief prosecutors in the Nuremberg Trials, describes his daily exercise regimen, which includes a push up for each year of his age. March 11 Ben turned 101!
homepage / Thursday, March 11, 2021
/ Friday, March 12, 2021
Shiro recalls instances of anti-Japanese hate that targeted by Japanese Americans after they returned home from internment camps following World War II.
homepage / Friday, March 19, 2021
Watch a virtual panel discussion on the topic of Hate speech and the prevention of genocide through education hosted by UNESCO, jointly with the Permanent Delegation of Rwanda to UNESCO. Finci-Viterbi Executive Director Stephen Smith will be joined by many experts from around the world during this virtual panel discussion marking International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.
discussion / Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Cambodian genocide survivor, Theary Seng, reflects on the power of anger and the difference between anger and hate.
clip, cambodia, homepage / Thursday, April 15, 2021
Rosalina Tuyuc encourages the youth to value life and act as the protagonists for the future.
clip, homepage / Friday, April 16, 2021
Mihran Andonian is describing an experience that was common during the Armenian Genocide. Some Armenian mothers, certain that they would not survive the death marches into the desert, let their children be taken by Muslims (Turks, Arabs, Kurds), hoping to guarantee survival. Other Armenian mothers on the caravans died while still with their children leaving these orphans to fend for themselves. Indeed, thousands of Armenian children were left homeless by the end of World War I and were either taken in by locals or rounded up by missionaries and brought to orphanages.
homepage / Wednesday, April 21, 2021
/ Friday, May 14, 2021