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Gary Benjamin

Gary Benjamin '70

President and COO, Champion, Inc.
Iron Mountain, MI

LSSU Business, Economics, and Legal Studies Distinguished Alumni '07

Former LSSU Board Trustee

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Title: OUT OF THE ASHES
Movie ID: VT1716
Movie Number: 1716
Description: Eban examines how Hitler rose to power and brought European Jewry "to the brink of annihilation.";;The program interweaves Eban's commentary, the words of Nazi victims, visits to concentration camps, and archival stills and film, tracing the "Kafkaesque ordeal" of the Jews from 1917 to 1945--from World War I and the chaos of German's postwar Weimar government through the nightmare of the Holocaust to the liberation of the death camps by Allied armies.;;Not all of the six million went to their deaths quietly. Eban recalls attempts, however futile, to resist. One of them was the Warsaw Ghetto uprising. There, says a man who was present, "We just wanted to die with dignity--and to take revenge." And, Eban notes, while "governments of the unenslaved world witnessed the genocide of the Jews almost in silence," there were other that did not. There was Denmark, whose sovereign
Series: HERITAGE: CIVILIZATION AND THE JEWS
Part: 8
Time: 0
Department: SS
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Brian Applegate

Brian Applegate
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LSSU's dedicated three-story fire lab made all the difference to Brian Applegate.

"Our certification training classes offered real situations," Brian says. Students practice victim search techniques while controlling and extinguishing fires. Applegate says his favorite exercise was the live fire flashover simulation. "We saw how fires evolved as they burned," he says. "It’s as close as you can get to the real thing."

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