Friday, May 27 - Brown Bag with Deborah Lipstadt, author of The Eichmann Trial, in Conversation with Ron FeldmanNoon, FREE at the JCC East Bay!
Award-winning historian Deborah Lipstadt's "penetrating and authoritative" (Publishers Weekly) THE EICHMANN TRIAL (3/15/2011) came out a month before the 50th anniversary of one of the most controversial courtroom trials in history. 50 years ago, the televised broadcast of Eichmann's trial was a media phenomenon. Elie Wiesel has written, "Having covered the Eichmann trial myself, I can warmly recommend Deborah Lipstadt's important analysis of its fascinating perspectives."
DEBORAH E. LIPSTADT is Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies at Emory University. She is the author of History on Trial: My Day in Court with David Irving (a National Jewish Book Award winner); Denying the Holocaust: The Growing Assault on Truth and Memory; and Beyond Belief: The American Press and the Coming of the Holocaust, 1933-1945. She lives in Atlanta.RON H. FELDMAN co-edited The Jewish Writings of Hannah Arendt, whose most famous book was Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil.