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  • Preminger retrospective to showcase his cinematic art

    By George Robinson

    January 10, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    At the height of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Dr. Markus Preminger, a brilliant young lawyer, was offered the position of chief prosecutor, an honor never bestowed on a Jewish attorney. There was only one catch: He had to convert to Catholicism. He refused and got the appointment...