2006 Special Events

The Whitney R. Harris Institute for Global Legal Studies is cosponsoring two very powerful programs at the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park in April and May.

Thursday - APRIL 27 - 7 p.m.
Lee Auditorium - FREE (Getting to the Museum) 

Odyssey to America: Reflections of a Holocaust Survivor with John Stoessinger 

April 25, 2006, is Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. Join John Stoessinger, Ph.D., an internationally recognized political analyst and prize-winning author of ten books on world politics, as he shares his own tale of survival. This is a rare Holocaust story with a good ending, an epic struggle between the forces of good and evil, where good triumphs in the end. This program is presented in conjunction with Thomas Jefferson School, as part of the Lawrence A. Morgan Lecture Series.

Wednesday - MAY 10 - 7 p.m.
MacDermott Grand Hall - FREE  (Getting to the Museum) 

[Candlelight Vigil Sponsored by the St. Louis Save Darfur Coalition - 6:30 p.m. Museum North Entrance]

Genocide Emergency: Darfur, Sudan - Who Will Survive Today? with Jerry Fowler 

Jerry Fowler is the staff director of the Committee on Conscience, which guides the genocide prevention efforts of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. He will share his thoughts in response to genocides such as those in Darfur and discuss ways to prevent genocide in the future.
Co-sponsored by
St. Louis Holocaust Museum and Learning Center
Jewish Community Relations Council
Center for International Studies of the University of Missouri St. Louis
Whitney R. Harris Institute for Global Legal Studies of Washington University
Missouri Historical Society
Missouri  History Museum - Lindell & DeBaliviere in Forest Park - (314) 746-4599 - www.mohistory.org
Harris Institute for Global Legal Studies at Washington University - John Haley, Director - Linda McClain 935.7988 for information.