Nazi Germany http://publicradiotulsa.org en Tulsa's Council for Holocaust Education Observes the 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tulsas-council-holocaust-education-observes-75th-anniversary-kristallnacht <p>November 9th of this year marked the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht --- the "Crystal Night" or "Night of Broken Glass" --- which was a series of sudden, violent, and coordinated attacks against Jews throughout Nazi Germany and parts of Austria. Beginning on that date in 1938, the SA (a Nazi paramilitary group also known as the "stormtroopers" or "brownshirts") carried out such attacks while German authorities either looked the other way or looked on but did nothing. Fri, 13 Dec 2013 01:18:57 +0000 Person: Rich Fisher 51110 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Tulsa's Council for Holocaust Education Observes the 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht At the 2013 Yom Hashoah Commemoration Here in Tulsa: The Kindertransport Rescue Movement of 1938-39 http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/2013-yom-hashoah-commemoration-here-tulsa-kindertransport-rescue-movement-1938-39 <p>The Yom Hashoah Commemoration --- or Interfaith Holocaust Commemoration --- is an annual event sponsored by the Council for Holocaust Education, which is a committee of the Jewish Federation of Tulsa. Now being presented in its 16th year, this commemoration is likewise observed by numerous other Tulsa-area organizations, including the Circle Cinema and Tulsa City-County Library. Thu, 11 Apr 2013 19:33:16 +0000 Rich Fisher 37213 at http://publicradiotulsa.org At the 2013 Yom Hashoah Commemoration Here in Tulsa: The Kindertransport Rescue Movement of 1938-39 Noted British Historian and Biographer Andrew Roberts to Appear at TU http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/noted-british-historian-and-biographer-andrew-roberts-appear-tu <p>On this edition of ST, we speak by phone with Andrew Roberts, a longtime historian and biographer whose many books include "The Storm of War," which was named among the "100 Most Notable Books of 2011" by The New York Times. Roberts will give a free-to-the-public lecture on "Why Hitler Lost" at the University of Tulsa's Lorton Performance Center on Monday the 12th (the day after Veterans Day) at 7pm. This address is presented by Office of the Provost at TU, and copies of "The Storm of War" will be on sale before and after the event. (Mr. Fri, 09 Nov 2012 19:11:56 +0000 Rich Fisher 29296 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Noted British Historian and Biographer Andrew Roberts to Appear at TU A Conversation with Marc Masurovsky, Co-Founder of the Holocaust Art Restitution Project http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/conversation-marc-masurovsky-co-founder-holocaust-art-restitution-project <p>On today's show, an interesting discussion with Marc Masurovsky, who co-founded the Holocaust Art Restitution Project (HARP) in 1997. (He has served as HARP's Director of Research and is also a Board member.) An acknowledged expert in his field, Masurovsky has spent decades looking into various matters related to cultural assets that were looted or else sold under duress during the Holocaust and World War II; he's also served as an expert historian in a class-action lawsuit for Jewish claimants seeking restitution of lost accounts and other liquid assets from Swiss banks. Fri, 26 Oct 2012 17:50:42 +0000 Rich Fisher 28503 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A Conversation with Marc Masurovsky, Co-Founder of the Holocaust Art Restitution Project Alan Furst: A Contemporary Master of the Historical Spy Novel http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/alan-furst-contemporary-master-historical-spy-novel <p>We&#39;re listening back, on this edition of our program, to a conversation we had in late November of last year with the widely celebrated novelist, Alan Furst. At that time, Furst was just about to appear in Tulsa to receive the Tulsa Library Trust&#39;s 2011 Peggy Helmerich Award. Tue, 29 May 2012 17:26:25 +0000 Rich Fisher 19519 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Alan Furst: A Contemporary Master of the Historical Spy Novel