Jul 01 1989

Holocaust: Back-Page News

A wall exhibit, “A people in Print: Jewish Journalism in America,” held in 1987 at the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia, featured enlarged photocopies of articles from the New York Times about the Holocaust–the most terrible stories–but given short shrift, relegated to the back pages of the paper. Included were items like the October 30, 1941 article on the back page of the times: “More Berlin Jews shipped to Poland; Sent Away in Freight Cars–48,000 Uprooted in Prague.” Dr. Kenneth Libo, curator of the historical exhibits at the museum and organizer of the journalism exhibit, sought to […]