Overview of the San Jose Conferences on the Holocaust proceedings

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Title: San Jose Conferences on the Holocaust proceedings
Date (inclusive): 1977
Collection Number: 77082
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 9 phonotape cassettes (0.4 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Proceedings of the First Western Regional Conference on the Holocaust, relating to the ancient, medieval, and modern origins of the Holocaust, its meaning for western civilization, and the methodology for teaching about the Holocaust in schools and universities.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

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Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1977.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], San Jose Conferences on the Holocaust Proceedings, Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Scope and Content of Collection

Proceedings of the First Western Regional Conference on the Holocaust, relating to the ancient, medieval, and modern origins of the Holocaust, its meaning for western civilization, and the methodology for teaching about the Holocaust in schools and universities.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews
Jews -- History
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)

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Sound recording of proceedings

Scope and Contents note

Part 1: Welcoming by Lillian Silberstein, "Why Remember Holocaust?" by Donald McEvoy Part 2: "Significance of the Holocaust for Western Civilization" by Dr. Raul Hilberg Parts 3 and 4: Observations by Emil Fackenheim followed by a conversation between Fackenheim and Raul Hilberg. Part 5: "A Documentary View" by Raul Hilberg Part 6: "Moral Choices, Individual, Institutional; Holocaust & US" by Dr. John Felstiner Part 7: "Origins of the Holocaust (Ancient)" by Dr. David Winston Part 8: "Origins of the Holocaust (Modern)" by Dr. Eugen Weber Part 9: "Origins of the Holocaust (Medieval)" by Dr. Gavin Langmuir Part 10: "The Individual Experience" by Dr. Samai Davidson Part 11: "Psychological and Sociological Perspectives" by Dr. Bruno Bettelheim Part 12: "After the Holocaust: What Has Changed?" by Drs. Franklin Littell and Sybil Milton Part 13: "A Paradigm of Moral Choices" by Dr. Robert McAfee Brown Part 14: "Moral Choices, Individual, Institutional" by Dr. Eberhard Bethge Part 15: "Catachetics and Prejudice" by Rev. John Pawlikowski Part 16: Panel of Drs. Brown, Friedlander, Grassi, Pawlikowski, and Tyack Parts 17 and 18: "Methodology for Teaching the Holocaust" by Dr. Henry Friedlander

Access

Use copy reference number: 77082_a_0010394.