"Seeing the Other Side -- 60 years after Buchenwald"
Description: A 14-minute documentary about a Chicago psychologist who managed to have a German family (Pastor Julius Seebass and his wife and children) awarded the Yad Vashem "Righteous Among the Nations" title for saving her father's life in April 1945. The recognition represents the culmination of a long, difficult personal and professional journey for Mona Sue Weissmark, psychology professor and author of "Justice Matters:Legacies of the Holocaust and World War II" (Oxford University Press). The documentary produced by Johanna Holzhaeur aired nationwide on WDR German television (1.channel in Germany.
The film was recently distributed to schools and churches throughout Germany.
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Mona Sue Weissmark, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
2029 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208
847. 864. 8987
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