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#412 Delayed Justice: The Hunt for Hitler’s Hidden Soldiers in America-Debbie Cenziper

Welcome to The Not Old Better Show. I’m Paul Vogelzang and this is episode #412.

As part of our Smithsonian Associates Author Interview series, our guest today is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, a contributing Investigative reporter at the Washington Post, and author of the new book, Citizen 865: The Hunt for Hitler’s Hidden Soldiers in America,  Debbie Cenziper’s new book delves into the hunt for Nazi war criminals who entered the United States after World War II, unbeknownst to American immigration authorities. Debbie Cenziper will be appearing at the Smithsonian Associates program, Thursday, December 5, 2019, details are available on our web site, and the title of her presentation is Delayed Justice: The Hunt for Hitler’s Hidden Soldiers in America.

Drawing on her new book, Debbie Cenziper unfolds the harrowing wartime journeys of two Jewish orphans from occupied Poland who outran the “Trawniki Men” and settled in the United States, only to learn that some of their one-time captors had as well.

Debbie Cenziper traces how a tenacious team of prosecutors and historians sought to hold the “Trawniki Men” accountable for their crimes decades after the war’s end, unraveling the details behind the most lethal killing operation in WWII, and battled to the present day to remove them from American soil.

That, of course, is our guest today, Debbie Cenziper, reading from her new book, Citizen 865: The Hunt for Hitler’s Hidden Soldiers in America.

Please join me in welcoming to The Not Old Better Show, Smithsonian Associates author interview series, investigative reporter, Debbie Cenziper.

My thanks to investigative journalist, author Debbie Cenziper, will be appearing at the Smithsonian Associates program, Thursday, December 5, 2019, details are available on our web site, and the title of her presentation is Delayed Justice: The Hunt for Hitler’s Hidden Soldiers in America. My thanks as always to the Smithsonian team for all they do to support the show, and to you, my wonderful Not Old Better Show audience for your time. I know it’s valuable and I appreciate you joining me today. Talk About Better. The Not Old Better Show. Thanks, everybody.
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Written by Paul Vogelzang

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