Wojciech Soczewica, Director General of the
interviewed by club member Michael Traison
Wednesday, August 26/ 10:50 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CDT
Lunch@65West invites you to join us when the Union League Club of Chicago and The Standard Club again welcome Wojciech Soczewica, Director General of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation.
Director General Soczewica returns to complete his discussion of the Auschwitz-Birkenau network of 20 camps with club member Michael Traison. Part 1 explored Auschwitz, its buildings, and the events that took place there. Part 2 includes a detailed discussion of Birkenau’s physical plant and its role in “The Final Solution,” complete with real-time livestream. d its role the events that occurred there, its continuing importance in contemporary life – especially in light of last year’s global increase in anti-Semitic attacks, and the mission of the Foundation to preserve Auschwitz-Birkenau for future generations.
Register via this link.