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Legacy of Ira Glasser / Lessons of the Holocaust

Nico Perrino is the first guest on this week’s program; the topic is “Mighty Ira,” Perrino’s new documentary on the life and times of Ira Glasser. Glasser led the American Civil Liberties Union from 1978 to 2001, and helped build it into the influential organization it is today.

Then Mickey welcomes philosophy professor John K. Roth, who has dedicated most of his scholarly career to studying the Holocaust. He explains the conditions that gave rise to fascism and the genocide of Jews, and suggests what lessons modern societies should remember to avoid taking similar paths.

Nico Perrino was co-director of “Mighty Ira.” (www.mightyira.com). He is also a staff member at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (www.thefire.org). John K. Roth is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Claremont-McKenna College in southern California. He has written extensively about the Holocaust, including materials for educators. His latest publication is “Sources of Holocaust Insight,” from Cascade Books.

Music-break information:
1) “Pipeline” by the Alan Parsons Project
2) “Elegia” by Carlo Balzaretti
3) “Dance of the Forgotten” by Hal Freedman

Host: Mickey Huff
Producer: Anthony Fest


This show was broadcast on November 17, 2020.

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