He escaped war-torn Europe, had a lucky break in New York and then defined himself by remaining invisible behind the camera.
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In “Asperger’s Children,” Edith Sheffer explores the roots of autism, first diagnosed in Nazi Germany as the regime engaged in a program of child euthanasia.
Benjamin Carter Hett’s “The Death of Democracy” traces the fall of the Weimar Republic and the rise of the Third Reich.
The buyer of a Sisley painting, now recognized as having been stolen by the Nazis from a Jewish collector, says he wants his money back, plus interest.
The pages contained prurient jokes and a discussion of what the teenage diarist described as “sexual matters.”
In “Asperger’s Children,” Edith Sheffer tells the story of how a doctor once praised as an ally in the autism community has come to be judged for his complicity in the Third Reich.
The prize set off a debate about anti-Semitism in Germany’s hugely popular hip-hop music scene, and among young people.
Producers said the symbols were crucial to a performance highlighting the dangers of fascism. But the opening-night offer has prompted complaints to the police.
“Thinking Without a Banister” collects two decades of Hannah Arendt’s essays.
The heirs of Fritz Grunbaum, an Austrian entertainer and art collector, had sued for the return of the works, citing a new law that eases restrictions on claims.