Auschwitz at the Nuremberg Trials
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Auschwitz at the Nuremberg Trials

June 17 , 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The 1945-1949 Nuremberg trials brought Nazi leaders to justice for their crimes, including World War II aggression and crimes against humanity. But as those trials began, the enormity of what we know as the Holocaust was barely understood by the prosecuting Allied nations. Professor John Q. Barrett (Professor of Law at St. John’s University, biographer of Nuremberg chief prosecutor and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson) will discuss how the Nuremberg trials began to uncover and prove the Nazis’ systematic extermination of Jews, especially at Auschwitz.

Free; advance registration recommended.

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Date:
June 17
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Venue

Museum of Jewish Heritage
36 Battery Place
New York, NY United States
Phone:
(646) 437-4202
Website:
mjhnyc.org