Live Conversation with Holocaust Survivor Susan (Hilsenrath) Warsinger & Filmmaker Lynn Novick
|Date||Tue, Oct 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm|
With the international debut of The U.S. and the Holocaust, filmmaker Lynn Novick will be joined by featured Holocaust survivor Susan (Hilsenrath) Warsinger to discuss the importance of first-person testimony in teaching about Holocaust history, as well as American history. Susan will also share her perspective as a former middle school teacher, why she hopes educators will use the film, and what she believes students can learn from it.
Participants will receive a collection of instructional resources that use survivor testimony to prompt student examination of this history and its relevance to the world today. This event will be the second in a series of programs designed for teachers in conjunction with this new documentary.
About the film:
The film aired September 18–21 on PBS stations nationwide and is available for streaming at no cost for one month. Find lesson plans and activity suggestions incorporating clips from the film.
Corporate funding for The U.S. and the Holocaust was provided by: Bank of America.
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