Stories of the Holocaust
February 14, 2011
Every year, there are fewer people alive to tell their stories. This episode records the heartbreaking and sometimes heroic memories of Pittsburgh-area people who experienced the Holocaust. Among those who share their memories: Fritz Ottenheimer, who escaped Nazi Germany in 1939 and returned as an American soldier; Moshe Baran, a Jewish man who fought with the partisans against the Nazis; Sam Gottesman, who survived Auschwitz and other labor camps with his father, Isaak.
Coming Up Next on Experience
Monday, May 20, 2013
Losing Lambert: A Journey Through Survival and Hope
"What did i do wrong? How did I cause this? Why couldn't I see his pain?" Those were just some of the haunting questions for Kathy O'Hern Fowler when she lost her teenage son, Lambert Hillman, to suicide in 1995. Kathy spent years struggling with loss and grief, but would eventually move into a life-altering role as an advocate for other parents who tragically find themselves in the same position.