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2023 First Person Series: Peter Stein

Event details
Calendar   Speaking Engagements
Location YouTube
Date Wed, May 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Duration   1h

On his way to school in downtown Prague in the winter of 1943, six-year-old Peter Stein hurried off the tram—terrified the German SS officer who demanded his seat could sense his secret … that his father was Jewish.

During the German occupation, the Nazis forced Peter’s father to leave his family and build roads outside Prague. Eventually, they deported him to the Theresienstadt ghetto.

Watch to learn how Peter managed to survive the war with his mother, who was Catholic, and what happened to his father and other Jewish relatives.

Peter Stein, Holocaust survivor and USHMM volunteer

Bill Benson, Journalist and Host, First Person: Conversations with Holocaust Survivors

Watch live at You do not need a YouTube account to view USHMM's program. After the live broadcast, the recording will be available to watch on demand on USHMM's YouTube page.

First Person is a monthly hour-long discussion with a Holocaust survivor and is made possible through generous support from the Louis Franklin Smith Foundation, with additional funding from the Arlene and Daniel Fisher Foundation.

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