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“The Untold Story of How the Stories Were Told”: Personal Reflections of a Shoah Interviewer

August 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Presented by Louis Schmidt, a winner of 3 Emmy Awards and 4 Ace Awards, a reporter for Look Magazine and a senior producer for NFL films, having produced HBO’s award winning show Inside the NFL for 16 years.

Schmidt interviewed Holocaust survivors for the Shoah Visual History Foundation. The more than 50,000 testimonies documented to date bring the lessons of the Holocaust and the message of tolerance to future generations.  He will discuss his intensive training and his meaningful personal experiences as an interviewer for the project.

Refreshments will be served.

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Date:
August 11
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Venue

Island Free Library
9 Dodge St
New Shoreham, RI 02807
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Phone:
(401) 466-3233
Website:
http://www.islandfreelibrary.org/