When: Mon., Nov. 18, 12 p.m. 2019
"Rescue Board: the Untold Story of America’s Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe" is the intriguing history of the only U.S. government agency ever founded with the express purpose “to save the lives of civilians being murdered by a wartime enemy.” Holocaust historian Rebecca Erbelding, pieces together years of research and newly uncovered archival materials to tell the dramatic story of America’s little-known efforts to save the Jews of Europe. Erbelding is an archivist, curator and historian at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington. She has a doctorate in American history from George Mason University. She and her work have been profiled in the Washington Post, the New York Times and the New Yorker and featured on the History Channel and NPR. Monday, Nov. 18, at noon. Respond to Emily Neal at email@example.com.