Replay the video: New York Times bestseller Jan Jarboe Russell discusses her book The Train to Crystal City at the Central Library Auditorium. This book is about a secret internment camp in Texas during World War II. These camps housed Japanese, German and Italian immigrants.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 19 2016 - 8:59pm
Replay the video from Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger's discussion of his book, "A German Life: Against All Odds, Change is Possible." Dr. Wollschlaeger described his struggle growing up in Germany in the shadow of his father, a highly-decorated WWII German tank commander and Nazi officer. Dr. Wollschlaeger eventually converted to Judaism, emigrated to Israel and served in the Israel Defense Forces as a medical officer.