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Ghetto residents happily strolling, 1940-1944. (Courtesy of the Art Gallery of Ontario, Gift of the Archive of Modern Conflict)

The recovered photographs of Henryk Ross reveal complex stories of life in the Lodz ghetto. We visit an exhibit at the Illinois Holocaust Museum in Skokie.

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Howard Reich appears on “Chicago Tonight.”

After four years of conversations with the Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner, the Chicago Tribune jazz and classical music critic wrote a book. Howard Reich joins us to discuss “The Art of Inventing Hope: Intimate Conversations with Elie Wiesel.”

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Kurt Gutfreund and his mother before they went into hiding. (Photo courtesy Kurt Gutfreund)

A recent study shows two-thirds of millennials in the U.S. have not heard of Auschwitz. A priest and a holocaust survivor are trying to change that. 

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“Americans and the Holocaust” special exhibition (2018-2021), U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.

We speak with Daniel Greene, an adjunct professor of history at Northwestern University who is the curator of a new exhibition at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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Maziar Bahari (Foreign and Commonwealth Office / Flickr)

The international reporter talks about making a movie based on his imprisonment in Iran, and his partnership with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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Bill Graham between takes during the filming of “A '60s Reunion with Bill Graham: A Night at the Fillmore,” 1986. (Courtesy of Ken Friedman)

He helped to define rock ‘n’ roll in the 1960s—and his life was a forged as a child in Nazi Germany. We explore an exhibition about Bill Graham at the Illinois Holocaust Museum.

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(David / Flickr)

We meet one of the curators of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

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(Eddie Arruza / Chicago Tonight)

An exhibit of artifacts from the capture and trial of infamous Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann.

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We remember Rabbi Herman Schaalman, a Holocaust survivor and legendary interfaith leader who late in life gave up his belief in God.

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Peter Hayes

For 36 years, professor Peter Hayes sought to understand and explain the Holocaust to students at Northwestern University. He joins us to discuss his new book. 

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(Courtesy of Clemantine Wamariya)

It was one of the most brutal massacres of our generation: hundreds of thousands killed during the Rwandan genocide. Survivor Clemantine Wamariya shares her story and her work to make sure it never happens again.

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On Saturday, Holocaust survivor and Nobel Prize-winner Elie Wiesel died. He was 87 years old. In 2002, host Phil Ponce spoke with the author and activist about his widely acclaimed book "Night." Watch the full interview.

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A daughter of Jesse Owens, the African-American runner who dominated the 1936 Berlin Olympics, will speak at the opening of "Nazi Olympics: Berlin 1936," the Illinois Holocaust Museum's new special exhibition.

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In the new book Born Survivors, author Wendy Holden tells the story of three women who gave birth in a Nazi concentration camp during World War II. The three babies managed to survive, and they finally meet one another 65 years later.

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The Memory Archives aims to preserve the stories of Holocaust survivors in the Chicagoland area. The joint project between Northwestern and University of Hamburg students premieres Thursday night.

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The artist Charlotte Salomon raced against the clock to finish a pictorial autobiography as World War II closed in around her.