From History Are
Condemned To Repeat It
For the last ten years, Elliott Katz a former Holocaust Museum docent and lecturer, has explored the issues of religious, racial, national and political hatred in the twentieth century. In a series of seven presentations using video, audio, photographic and archival material he explores how countries, political leaders, academics and ordinary people reacted to discrimination, persecution, mass murder and genocide. Lectures sponsored by Hodges University to educate, inform and inspire.
Up Coming Lectures
January 5, 2023
Maybe Joe Was Right
Wisconsin Senator Joseph McCarthy was pilloried for claiming that Communists and their fellow travelers had infiltrated the United States government. Was this hysteria or was there more than some truth to his allegations? Meet Roy Cohn, his legal counsel, and controversial figure in his own right.
January 19, 2023
The Farhud, The Bloody Face of Arab Nationalism
There was an Arab-National Socialist alliance during World War II. As a result of the unholy agreement, a Pogrom against Iraqi Jews was instigated in 1941. Thousands were maimed and slaughtered. Who was behind this, why did it happen and who allowed it to happen?
February 2, 2023
All Aboard the Berlin to Baghdad Express
Why did Kaiser Wilhelm the II really start World War I? The historians claim it was because of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife. Could it really have been something else? Maybe a railroad was involved.
February 16, 2023
One of Germany’s and the world’s foremost cancer experts was a German Jew, Otto Warburg. Because of the Fuhrer’s obsession, he was protected during the Holocaust. Ironically, Warburg also shared this obsession. What was it that he and the Fuhrer shared, and did Otto put one over on Hitler?
March 2, 2023
Come Fly with Me
Two remarkable women became Germany’s premier women test pilots. Both received honorariums, awards and accolades from Germany. One died prematurely, covered in honor. The other survived, draped in shame. Hear their stories and you decide.
March 16, 2023
The Bank That Loved Gold and Its American President
The Bank of International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland was the institution that Nazi Germany used to wash their plunder. Its American Director, the United States, and the Allies gladly approved. Follow the money and be shocked
March 30, 2023
Anne, Why Aren’t You Here?
Anne Frank and her sister Margot died in Bergen- Belsen, in March 1945. Anne was 15 years old and Margot was 18. Should this have happened? Hear how FDR and his cronies were complicit in her death along with tens of thousands of others.