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  • Survivors lobby to sue French railroad

    April 29, 2011 | 12:24 pm

    Holocaust survivors lobbied in the U.S. Congress for a bill that would allow lawsuits against France’s national railroad.

    Bills introduced in March in the U.S. House of Representatives and in the Senate, and by a bipartisan slate of top lawmakers, would make SNCF and other railroads...

  • Justice sought against French railroad

    May 18, 2010 | 11:12 am

    Holocaust survivors met with officials on Capitol Hill to discuss legislation that will help them pursue a lawsuit against a French railroad company.

    Leo Bretholz and Mathilde Freund were refugees from Austria living in Vichy, France, during World War II.

    Between March 1942 and...