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Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: See Here the Part of Barack Obama’s Cairo Speech in Which He Confronts Arab Holocaust Denial and Affirms a Two State Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Vintage Obama—trying to get everybody to imaginitively walk in the shoes of others. And he calls Holocaust denial “baseless, ignorant, and hateful.” Bravo!:

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Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: Salon Asks Barack Obama’s Great Uncle About His Role in the Liberation of Ohrdruf Camp During World War II

Salon recently interviewed Barack Obama’s 84 year old great uncle, Charles Payne. Obama’s uncle, a veteran of World War II, helped to liberate Ohrdruf, a subcamp of Buchenwald. Here’s the part of the interview in which he describes what he witnessed … Continue reading

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Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: John Heartfield’s Art Depicted the Murderous Nature of Hitler’s Nazi State

A German born opponent of Nazi Germany, John Heartfield’s political art parodied the pretensions of Hitler’s regime and deconstructed its murderous nature. Below is a man set on a medieval wheel of torture turned into a swastika: More John Heartfield images here. … Continue reading

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