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  • ‘Incident at Vichy’ probes moral questions of ongoing relevance

    By  Tom Tugend

    July 25, 2012 | 11:26 am

    In 1964, the New York Herald Tribune asked playwright Arthur Miller to cover the war crimes trial in Germany of the Nazi officials who ran the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp.

    While listening to the testimony of man’s inhumanity to man, Miller started writing “Incident at Vichy,” and...

  • Survivor: Edith More

    By Jane Ulman

    June 20, 2012 | 12:44 pm

    Edith Klein and her mother lined up on the Auschwitz II-Birkenau roll-call field. It was September 1944, and they feared being transported to a different camp. “Let’s hide,” Edith’s mother suggested, and the two darted into an empty barracks. But soon, afraid they would be...

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