Stories of Survival: Final Transports
In the summer of 1944, at the height of the deportation of Hungarian Jews, Magda Brown and George Brent arrived as teenagers to the notorious Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. Through Magda and George's eyes, see the human aspects of survival, resistance, chance, and luck in the face of Nazi tyranny, in this story produced by the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center.
Stories of Survival: Childhood Lost
George Mueller and Steen Metz had their lives engulfed by war within hours of the Nazi invasion and occupation of Western Europe. Learn about their gripping fight for survival inside the Nazi concentration camp system, and the enduring power of family, courage and hope, in this story produced by the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center.
An Interview with Art Spiegelman, author of Maus
The author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel Maus speaks to Chicago Tonight’s Phil Ponce in 2002 about the book and his father’s survival of the Holocaust, which inspired the novel. He also reads an excerpt of the novel and plays an excerpt of tape of his father’s narration of his experiences.