Ahead of time : the extraordinary journey of Ruth Gruber (DVD video, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Ahead of time : the extraordinary journey of Ruth Gruber

Author: Bob Richman; Zeva Oelbaum; National Center for Jewish Film.; PDD Productions (Firm)
Publisher: Waltham, MA : National Center for Jewish Film : PDD Productions [distributor], ©2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born in Brooklyn in 1911, Ruth Gruber became the youngest PhD in the world before going on to become an international foreign correspondent and photojournalist at age 24. She emerged as the eyes and conscience of the world. With her love of adventure, fearlessness and powerful intellect, Ruth defied tradition in an extraordinary career that has spanned more than seven decades. The first journalist to enter the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentaries and Factual Films
Biographies
Documentary films
Feature films
History
Nonfiction films
Documentaires
Films autres que de fiction
Biography
Named Person: Ruth Gruber; Ruth Gruber
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Richman; Zeva Oelbaum; National Center for Jewish Film.; PDD Productions (Firm)
ISBN: 1585874671 9781585874675
OCLC Number: 724320640
Notes: "USA, 2009"--Disc surface and container.
Special features: 24 minutes of bonus scenes.
Various awards cited on container.
Description: 1 videodisc (73 min.) : sound, color & black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC ; All Regions ; Dolby.
Other Titles: Reel Inheritance Films presents
Responsibility: a film by Bob Richman ; directed by Bob Richman ; producer, Zeva Oelbaum.

Abstract:

Born in Brooklyn in 1911, Ruth Gruber became the youngest PhD in the world before going on to become an international foreign correspondent and photojournalist at age 24. She emerged as the eyes and conscience of the world. With her love of adventure, fearlessness and powerful intellect, Ruth defied tradition in an extraordinary career that has spanned more than seven decades. The first journalist to enter the Soviet Arctic in 1935, Ruth also traveled to Alaska as a member of the Roosevelt administration in 1942, escorted Holocaust refugees to America in 1944, covered the Nuremberg trials in 1946 and documented the Haganah ship Exodus in 1947. Her relationships with world leaders including Eleanor Roosevelt, President Harry Truman, and David Ben Gurion gave her unique access and insight into the modern history of the Jewish people. Ruth is an inspiration not only for her ground-breaking career, but for her vitality and humor at 98 years old. The film includes never-seen-before archival footage.

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