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Holocaust Event - October 6

<p> Arkansas PBS and the University of Arkansas will present a free public forum at the Fayetteville Public Library at 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 6, on the new documentary, The U.S. and the Holocaust, a three-part, six-hour series, directed by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick, and Sarah Botstein. The event includes selected clips from the film and a moderated conversation that tackles questions raised in the documentary that remain essential to our society today and addresses the profound question, how can we learn from the past?    </p> <p> Panelists will lead a discussion of American history during and preceding the war, including aspects of American culture that were valued and emulated by the Nazis. </p>     Panelists:    <br> <br> Caree Banton, Ph.D., U of A Director of African and African American Studies <br> <br> Jennifer Hoyer, Ph.D., U of A Director of Jewish Studies <br> <br> Richard Sonn, Ph.D., U of A History Professor <br> <br> Toby Klein, U of A Public Policy Doctoral Student <br> <br> and other subject matter experts. <br> <br> The event will also highlight the exhibit that inspired the documentary, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's


A Tragedy for the World - A Reckoning for Our Nation
The U.S. and the Holocaust

The new film by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein

October 6, 6:00 p.m.
Fayetteville Public Library

401 W. Mountain St.
Fayetteville, AR 72701

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Arkansas PBS and the University of Arkansas Libraries will present a free public forum at the Fayetteville Public Library Thursday, Oct. 6, at 6 p.m. focusing on the new documentary “The U.S. and the Holocaust,” a three-part, six-hour series directed by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein. The event includes selected clips from the film and a moderated conversation that tackles questions raised in the documentary that remain essential to our society today. It will address the profound question: how can we learn from the past?

Panelists will lead a discussion of American history during and preceding the war, including aspects of American culture that were valued and emulated by the Nazis.  

Panelists:

Caree Banton, Ph.D., U of A Director of African and African American Studies

Jennifer Hoyer, Ph.D., U of A Director of Jewish Studies

Richard Sonn, Ph.D., U of A Professor of History

Toby Klein, U of A Public Policy doctoral student

and other subject matter experts

The event will also highlight the exhibit that inspired the documentary, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's "Americans and the Holocaust" exhibition, which will be at the University of Arkansas' Mullins Library in November.



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