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  • U.S., France secure $60 million for survivors of rail deportations

    December 5, 2014 | 1:51 pm

    The United States and France have tentatively arrived at a $60 million lump sum agreement to settle claims by survivors deported to Nazi camps via the French rail system.

    The agreement, announced Friday in a conference call with reporters by Stuart Eizenstat, the State...

  • U.S. Supreme Court will not review French railway case

    October 4, 2011 | 11:31 am

    The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal by the descendants of Jews deported during World War II who want to sue a French railway in American courts.

    The high court’s refusal Monday means an appeals court ruling throwing out the descendants’ lawsuit demanding France’s...