‘Chernobyl’ Review: Anatomy of a Disaster

Months before the explosion of a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station on April 26, 1986, Viktor Briukhanov, the plant’s director, told a reporter: “Whatever you say, we are no ordinary enterprise. God forbid that we suffer any serious mishap—I’m afraid that not only Ukraine but the [Soviet] Union as a whole would not be able to deal with such a disaster.” Briukhanov had no idea how prophetic his words would be.

History’s Hot in TV and Movies—Does It Matter if It’s True?

Fictional versions of real life like ‘The Crown’ manage to be both entertaining and accurate, but too many miniseries, films, and novels play fast and loose with facts.

Book Describes Hunt for Nazi Criminals

With the end of World II in Europe in 1945, the extent of the mass murders committed by the Germans led by the Nazis became known, resulting in the trials in Nuremberg, Germany, of some of the Germans responsible for the implementation of Hitler’s “Final Solution,” the plan to kill all of the Jews and others considered undesirable in Europe.

Nazi guard, 96, fit to serve four-year prison term, court rules

Oskar Groening, dubbed the Bookkeeper of Auschwitz, had appealed to have sentence suspended on health grounds

A German court has ruled that a 96-year-old former Nazi SS guard known as the “Bookkeeper of Auschwitz” is fit enough to serve his four-year prison sentence.

Oskar Groening’s case is one of the last major Holocaust trials, the Daily Express says.

Author Andrew Nagorski to present “The Nazi Hunters” Sunday

Guest speaker Andrew Nagorski will present “The Nazi Hunters” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2487 A1A South.

More than seven decades after the end of WWII, the era of the Nazi hunters is drawing to a close. Their full saga can now be told.

Nagorski’s book, “The Nazi Hunters,” focuses on the small band of men and women who refused to allow their crimes to be forgotten and who were determined to track them down to the furthest corner of the earth.

Andrew Nagorski y los cazadores de nazis: “Eichmann era mejor presa que Mengele”

El periodista e historiador Andrew Nagorski cuenta en su último libro la apasionante historia de los cazadores de nazis desde el final de la Segunda Guerra Mundial hasta la actualidad. Entre ellos, Rafi Eitan, que lideró el comando israelí que capturó en Buenos Aires a Adolf Eichmann, o Beate y Serge Klarsfeld, que persiguieron denodadamente a miembros de las SS como Klaus Barbie, el ‘Carnicero de Lyon’.

Written Off As a Provincial Bumpkin, Helmut Kohl Went on to Create Modern Europe

In the 16 years he served as Germany's Chancellor, Helmut Kohl notched historic achievements while consistently outwitting those who underestimated him.

Journalist lectures on the trying Nazis after World War II

The Brother John G. Driscoll Professorship in Jewish-Catholic Studies welcomed journalist Andrew Nagorski to lecture about his book entitled "The Nazi Hunters” in Romita Auditorium on Wednesday.

Dr. Elena Procario-Foley, the director of Jewish-Catholic studies, introduced Nagorski as an award-winning journalist and foreign correspondent and editor for Newsweek. He also served as the vice president and director of public policy for the EastWest Institute in international affairs.

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