This Is Your Life Hanna Bloch Kohner

Julie Kohner's mother, Hanna Bloch Kohner was the first Holocaust survivor to be featured on national television, in a 1953 episode of This Is Your Life. The original episode was shared with the audience during this program, along with artifacts from the show. Spertus Professor of Holocaust Studies Dr. Elliot Lefkovitz joined Ms. Kohner for a conversation about the importance of this TV segment in American understanding of the Holocaust.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015