Challenge of Memory


23 minutes
Source: Facing History and Ourselves

This video accompanies Elie Wiesel's Night. The six selections in this montage parallel scenes described in Wiesel's memoir. The video excerpts not only provide a point of departure for discussing characters and incidents in the memoir, but they encourage students to think about universal themes of human behavior. Part of the Elements of Time series.

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