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Writer Elie Weisel Bears Witeness to Memories of the Holocaust

Writer and humanitarian Elie Weisel won the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize for his message of "peace and atonement and human dignity." A concentration camp survivor, he has been the most impassioned and poetic supporter of efforts to memorialize the six million Jews who died in Hitler's death camps. His most recent book is "The Forgotten," published in 1992. This interview was first broadcast in 1988. (Rebroadcast)

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Other segments from the episode on January 27, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, January 27, 1995: Interview with Elie Weisel; Interview with Marcel Ophuls; Interview with Steve Reich; Interview with Art Spiegelman; Review of the album "Chamber Music…

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