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In the meantime, we have a lot of great digital content and hundreds of streaming educational videos. Please email us at [email protected] if you need recommendations for specific material.

One Survivor Remembers

DVD

39 minutes
Source: Direct Cinema

This Academy Award-winning short documentary chronicles the life of Gerda Weissman Klein through interviews, photographs, and footage shot in the actual locations of her memories. Her journey of survival and her reflections on that experience fifty years later capture the legacy of the Holocaust in a very personal way.

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Schindler's List

This Steven Spielberg film presents the story of Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi party, who saved the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust.

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I'm Still Here : Diaries of Young People Who Lived During the Holocaust

This documentary brings to life the diaries of young people who witnessed first-hand the horrors of the Holocaust, celebrating a group of brave, young writers who refused to quietly disappear.

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Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision

Maya Lin, the Chinese American sculptor who designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, is able to address major issues of our time through the power of art.

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John Amaechi, OBE at the 2014 Chicago Benefit Dinner

John Amaechi, OBE, psychologist, award-winning author, and former NBA player, spoke to students, teachers, and community members as part of the 2014 Chicago Benefit Dinner on April 21, 2014.

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