Interview by Mitchell Joy with Warsaw Ghetto survivor, Edith Millman (?-2009). Mrs. Millman describes the establishment of the Warsaw ghetto when the Jews were forced from their homes, stripped of their possessions and taken away. Mrs. Millman describes life in the ghetto in detail. She offers an explanation as to why Jews didn't resist. She details how ghetto inhabitant were reluctant to report the death of a family member in order to continue receiving the decease's food rations. She describes the assistance from the JOINT Distribution Committee and how her father continued to work. Produced by Pacifica affiliate station WUHY, Philadelphia (now WHYY). Recorded on April 18, 1975. Broadcast on KPFK on May 29, 1978 (and possibly October 27, 1976).
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