Shoah Visual History Foundation

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Sat, 08/10/2019 - 1:37pm

“The Untold Story of How the Stories Were Told” : Personal Reflections of a Shoah Interviewer

Presented by Louis Schmidt a winner of 3 Emmy Awards and 4 Ace Awards, a reporter for Look Magazine and a senior producer for NFL films, having produced HBO’s award winning show Inside the NFL for 16 years.

Schmidt interviewed Holocaust survivors for the Shoah Visual History Foundation. The more than 50,000 testimonies documented to date bring the lessons of the Holocaust and the message of tolerance to future generations. He will discuss his intensive training and his meaningful personal experiences as an interviewer for the project.

Please join us for this timely program, Sunday, August 11th at 5pm

Island Free Library

Refreshments will be served

“For the dead and the living we must bear witness.” – Elie Wiesel