Former Director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture
Former Michigan Senator
Businessman, The Irwin Group
LSSU Outstanding Alumnus Award '91
OUT OF THE ASHES
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,
HERITAGE: CIVILIZATION AND THE JEWS
Fisheries and Wildlife Mgmt...
Fisheries and Wildlife
"The opportunity at LSSU to do research is amazing. This past summer I motored through coves and islands with Prof. Garvon surveying water birds for the affects of pollution. I spent the other part of my summer on the shore of Lake Superior monitoring nests of the endangered Piping Plover."