In The Beginning Was The Holocaust
Original date: 8/23/1968. Produced and directed by Christopher Sarson.
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- 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.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Performance in a Studio
- War and Conflict
- Chicago: “In The Beginning Was The Holocaust,” 08/23/1968, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed July 17, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5FFB154924D74C2C9630EFF7D9379C81.
- MLA: “In The Beginning Was The Holocaust.” 08/23/1968. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. July 17, 2019. <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