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“The First to Cry Down Injustice?: Western Jews and Japanese Removal During WWII” – Goldsmith Foundation Lecture Mar. 22 at the Autry

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This year’s Goldsmith Foundation Lecture on Violence and Justice in the West, by Prof. Ellen Eisenberg of  Willamette University, will take place on Sunday, March 22, 2009, at 1:00 p.m. at the Autry National Center (Griffith Park).  The lecture is entitled: “The First to Cry Down Injustice?: Western Jews and Japanese Removal During WWII.”  Professor Ellen Eisenberg will discuss her new book, paying particular attention to the Jews of Los Angeles and their response to Japanese removal.

Free event, but RSVP by March 19th for free admission to the lecture and the museum by calling 323.667.2000 ext. 340 or send an e-mail to egreenberg@autrynationalcenter.org

This lecture is part of the Autry’s ongoing programming in preparation for its future exhibit on the history of the Jews of LA, and is made possible by a generous grant from the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation.

For more information, see the Autry calendar.

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