Julie Kohner, the daughter of two Holocaust survivors, shares the story of her mother, who survived four concentration camps.
Julie Kohner, the daughter of two Holocaust survivors, shares the story of her mother, who survived four concentration camps. Kohner’s mother first told her story in 1953 on This is Your Life. The historic segment will be presented at the event. Kohner also will sign copies of her parents’ autobiography, Hanna and Walter: A Love Story, which will be available for purchase (cash or check only). The event is sponsored by Roosevelt University’s Center for New Deal Studies in conjunction with community partner, the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center.
Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 11 a.m.
430 S Michigan Ave.
Ganz Hall, 7th floor,
About Roosevelt University
Roosevelt University, a private institution founded in 1945 on the principles of inclusion and social justice, has more than 4,500 students in five colleges. With campuses in the Chicago Loop and northwest suburban Schaumburg, Roosevelt offers 70 undergraduate and 40 graduate programs across five colleges and online, including arts and sciences, business, performing arts, education and pharmacy. Roosevelt has been ranked the third most racially diverse private university in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report – Best Colleges Rankings.