January 26, 2023
In this powerful episode, we sit down with Sam Harris, who is one of the youngest survivors of the Holocaust. As a young child, Sam watched in horror as his family was taken to Treblinka and murdered, but he and his two older sisters were able to beat the odds. Listen as Sam recounts the unimaginable struggles he faced during one of the darkest periods in human history and how his experience motivated him to play a central role in the founding of the Illinois Holocaust Museum.
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- (0:40) Sam Harris
- Interview with Howard Reich, as mentioned in this week’s episode: The Art of Inventing Hope: Elie Wiesel’s Masterclass for Humanity
- Our most recent podcast episode: ‘Leopoldstadt’ Actor David Krumholtz Sees Tom Stoppard’s Holocaust Play as the Role of a Lifetime
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