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State Dept.: Md. Bill Threatens U.S. Talks With France On Holocaust Compensation

The Obama administration on Wednesday warned several state legislatures against initiatives that would punish the state-owned French railway company SNCF for carrying out Holocaust-era deportations to Nazi death and labor camps.

04/10/2014

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Holocaust Survivor Dies Before Maryland Reparations Hearing

A Holocaust survivor has died, days before giving testimony on a reparations bill. The bill says the state should enter into contracts with companies associated with the Holocaust only if reparations are made.

03/10/2014

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Nuremberg Transcript Donated To Holocaust Museum

A one-time U.S. Army reporter during World War II donated a never-before-published transcript of radio coverage of the Nuremberg war crimes trials of Nazi leaders to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum on Tuesday — 68 years to the day after he began reporting on the landmark military tribunal.

11/20/2013

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Holocaust Museum Marks Kristallnacht Anniversary

On Thursday, four Washington-area Holocaust survivors organized a gathering with German Ambassador Peter Ammon to mark the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht.

11/08/2013

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Holocaust Museum Most Powerful Artifact Returns Back To Poland

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington is returning one of its most powerful artifacts to Poland: a wooden barracks that housed prisoners at the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp.

09/26/2013

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Bulgarian Honor Bid In DC Stirs Holocaust Debate

A request by the Bulgarian Embassy to name a Washington intersection after a favorite native son — a man credited with helping save the country’s Jewish population from deportation — has gotten tangled up in a broader debate about whether the nation is accurately accounting for the actions of its leaders during the Holocaust.

05/07/2013

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Holocaust Survivors, Veterans Gather At D.C. Museum

Elderly survivors of the Holocaust and the veterans who helped liberate them gathered for what could be their last big reunion Monday at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.

04/29/2013

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German-American Day Opens Foray To Carroll County

At 9 a.m., the wooden pews of McDaniel College’s Big Baker Chapel were quickly filling, as middle school and high school students streamed into the building.

10/17/2012

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Rep. Roscoe Bartlett Apologizes For Holocaust Remark

A Maryland congressman’s controversial comments are making national headlines and could affect one of the state’s tightest and most contentious races.

09/07/2012

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National Archives Shows History Of U.S. Immigration

Documents and photographs attached to U.S. immigration forms have been culled from the National Archives for a new exhibit about immigrants who came to this country.

06/19/2012

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UMBC Professor To Head Holocaust Archive

A U.S. university professor has been appointed director of the International Tracing Service’s Holocaust-era archive in the German town of Bad Arolsen.

05/30/2012

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Survivor Speaks On New Md. Holocaust Disclosure Law

Remembering the Holocaust. That’s what a new state law is designed to do. It’s the first of its kind, and one Holocaust survivor hopes Maryland can be a trailblazer.

05/20/2011

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