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Taking a Stand Lecture Series: Steven Pressman

Taking a Stand Lecture Series: Steven Pressman

Steven Pressman will be interviewed about his HBO documentary, 50 Children: One Ordinary American Couple’s Extraordinary Rescue Mission Into the Heart of Nazi Germany. In the spring of 1939, Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus, a Jewish couple from Philadelphia embarked on a risky and unlikely mission. Traveling into the heart of Nazi Germany, they rescued 50 Jewish children from Vienna and brought them to the United States. In addition, paperback copies of Mr. Pressman's book 50 Children: One Ordinary American Couple's Extraordinary Rescue Mission into the Heart of Nazi Germany will be on sale by Browseabout Books. Mr. Pressman has agreed to sign copies.

This lecture series is co-hosted by the Lewes Public Library and Topical Seminars. Topical Seminars is a bi-monthly meeting of members of our community interested in participating in sessions of informed discourse on a variety of topics. The goal is to have a shared learning experience that will improve the social capital of our community.

Registration is requested. Sign up online, by calling the library at 302-645-2733, or stopping by the Circulation Desk. Walk-ins are welcome.


Friday, May 3, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Large Meeting Room East, Large Meeting Room West
Lewes Public Library
  Adults     Older Adults  
  History and Genealogy  
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