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The Untold Story of How the Stories Were Told

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

A captivating evening with Louis Schmidt, Emmy-winning producer, reporter, and conductor of Holocaust interview testimony.

This event will take place live on Zoom. Registration is required prior to the event to receive access to the Zoom link.

In the mid-nineties, Mr. Schmidt became an official witness and interviewer for Steven Spielberg’s Shoah Project, in which the dwindling number of Holocaust survivors still alive gave testament to their personal histories that occurred before, during, and after World War II. Listen as he tells the genesis of his involvement, how he was chosen for the position, and the remarkable videotaped conversations he conducted with these unforgettable martyrs of one of world history’s darkest periods.

Mr. Schmidt is the winner of three Emmy and Four Ace Awards and as well as the Silver Medal from the International Television Festival of New York. He was formerly a reporter for LOOK Magazine and a Senior Producer for the National Football League for 33 years.


Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh
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