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In The Beginning Was The Holocaust

08/23/1968

Original date: 8/23/1968. Produced and directed by Christopher Sarson.


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Program
In The Beginning Was The Holocaust
Program Description

Program portrays the emotions of the Holocaust through in studio dramatic performances and readings of Holocaust-related literary works. Divided into three separate, but related dramatically acted segments as follows: Part One: Performance of “Selections From the Chocolate Deal” by Haim Gouri, Translated by Seymour Simckes. Part Two: “The Authors”. Authors Jerzy Kosinski and Elie Wiesel are interviewed by Lawrence Langer, Associate Professor of English, Simmons College. Dramatic readings of the authors works are intercut into the interviews. Later in segment, dramatic piece is acted out. Part Three: Performance of “Journey Through The Night” by Jakov Lind. 1968.

Duration

00:56:50

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Performance in a Studio
Topics
War and Conflict
Citation
Chicago: “In The Beginning Was The Holocaust,” 08/23/1968, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 30, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5FFB154924D74C2C9630EFF7D9379C81.
MLA: “In The Beginning Was The Holocaust.” 08/23/1968. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 30, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5FFB154924D74C2C9630EFF7D9379C81>.
APA: In The Beginning Was The Holocaust. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5FFB154924D74C2C9630EFF7D9379C81
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