A video still from "The Lemberg Machine," 2023.

New film tackles Ukraine’s role in the Holocaust


“The Lemberg Machine,” by Ukrainian filmmaker Dana Kavelina, tells the wartime history of Lviv, in western Ukraine. The city, known in German as Lemberg, was first occupied by the Soviets, then the Nazis. 

Visitors look at the Chinese military's KJ-500 airborne early warning and control aircraft during 13th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, also known as Airshow China 2021, in Zhuhai in southern China's Guangdong province

Why China’s air force is provoking Taiwan

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The entrance gate at the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau with an iron sign over the gate that reads "work makes one free."

Germany to give $662 million in aid to Holocaust survivors

James Smurthwaite stands next to the obituary sign he made to honor his late neighbor Eugene Deutsch. 

A Paris neighborhood honors 92-year-old Holocaust survivor who died after COVID-19 bout

Anthony Acevedo wearing a POW hat

This POW kept a secret diary that showed daily life in a concentration camp


Charlotte Salomon

Arts, Culture & Media

Charlotte Salomon’s groundbreaking work is still captivating viewers nearly 60 years after her death at Auschwitz atage 26. (Originally aired: March 24, 2001)

Mirroring Evil

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WNYC’s Sara Fishko looks at the controversial show Mirroring Evil at New York’s Jewish Museum. The exhibition features contemporary artwork about the Nazis and the Holocaust.

Author Ron Rosenbaum on Art and the Holocaust

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Kurt Andersen and Ron Rosenbaum talk about how contemporary artists, writers, and filmmakers respond to the Holocaust. Rosenbaum is the author of Explaining Hitler: The Search for the Origins of His Evil, an analysis of how writers, theologians, and filmmakers have tried to understand Hitler. He writes for The New York Times Magazine, The New […]

Miriam Katin

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Miriam Katin was only a toddler when she and her mother hid from the Nazis in the Hungarian countryside. Now, more than 60 years later, she’s turned their harrowing story of escape and survival into a graphic memoir called We Are On Our Own. Produced by Michele Siegel.

Dutch Minister of Education Ronald Plasterk looks at a facsimile of Anne Frank's dairy after a news conference in Amsterdam in 2009.

Who betrayed Anne Frank?


It’s a question that’s puzzled historians and investigators for nearly 75 years and we may have an answer soon.