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Anne Levy, Holocaust Survivor (2018)




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-03-07

Duration: 00:38:13

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | History | Judaism | Holocaust


  • Levy, Anne Speaker


A speech by Anne Levy before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on March 7, 2018. Levy, a native of Poland, is a Holocaust survivor. She discusses: living in the Warsaw ghetto; escaping the ghetto and living with a Catholic family; living in a hut at her father’s lumber yard; their escape into the countryside during the Allied bombings; their liberation by the Russians; her family walking from Poland to the American zone at the Czechoslovakian-German border; living in a small Bavarian town in the American zone for four years; her family’s emigration to New Orleans; the warm welcome they received; and her confrontation with David Duke during his time as a state legislator.