A German-Jewish Family's Journey After The Rise Of Nazism

Nov 26, 2013

11/26/13 - Today’s Topical Currents is with journalist David Laskin, who’s chronicled the amazing divergence of his German Jewish family after the rise of Nazism. One branch emigrated to Palestine and embraced socialism.  Another branch went the other way, and came to the US.  They founded the famous Maidenform Bra Company. A third family branch chose to stay put in Europe.  All of them were exterminated in the Holocaust. His book is The Family: Three Journeys into the Heart of the Twentieth Century. Learn more of this story on Topical Currents today at 1pm.