Amarillo Public Library to host series of lectures and films over Americans and the Holocaust
AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - The Amarillo Public Library is set to host a series of lectures and films titled, Americans and the Holocaust.
According to the release, this series of lectures and films is designed to bring a greater understanding of certain events and themes that will be covered in the exhibit.
A lecture series that will be available to attend will be over modern perspectives on the holocaust.
Guest speakers will talk about modern perspectives on the holocaust on Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. through Oct. 15, at the Amarillo Civic Center Heritage Room.
The first lecture on Oct. 8 will be over Eyewitnesses to the Nazi Rise to Power, and will be presented by Andrew Nagorski, author of Hitlerland: American Eyewitnesses to the Nazi Rise to Power.
The second lecture on Oct. 15 will be over Auschwitz & Birkenau, and will be presented by Amarillo College Presidential Scholars.
There will also be a time for audience questions after each presentation,
The film series over Americans and the Holocaust in film will be held on Thursdays at 7 p.m. through Oct. 20, at the Southwest Branch Library.
On Oct. 6 they will show the film Nobody Wants Us, on Oct. 13 they will show GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II, and on Oct. 20 they will show Witness.
There will be a discussion after every film.
The event is free to attend as well as the exhibition.
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