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A race against death : Peter Bergson, America, and the Holocaust

Author: David S Wyman; Rafael Medoff
Publisher: New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text includes a transcription based on a twelve-hour interview with Hillel Kook (Peter Bergson). Kook's (Bergson's) contention that America failed to react to the genocide perpetrated on the Jewish people during WWII is placed in perspective by several related documents. Kook (Bergson) led a campaign to stir U.S. political and public opinion toward the rescue of Jews in Europe.
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Genre/Form: History
Interviews
Named Person: Hillel Kook; Hillel Kook; Hillel Kook; Hillel Kook; Hillel Kook; Hillel Kook
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David S Wyman; Rafael Medoff
ISBN: 156584761X 9781565847613
OCLC Number: 49327058
Notes: Text based on a twelve-hour interview with Hillel Kook (Peter Bergson) includes "Report to the Secretary on the acquiescence of this government in the murder of the Jews" dated January 13th, 1944.
Description: xvi, 269 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: David S. Wyman and Rafael Medoff.
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America's failure to help rescue the victims of Nazi genocide has been well documented, but Peter Bergson led a tireless battle against the American tide of indifference to and ignorance of the  Read more...

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