A Conversation with Gerda Weissmann Klein, Holocaust Survivor, on Live Videoconference March 2 at Penn

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422February 24, 2009

WHAT: “One Survivor Remembers: An Evening with Holocaust Survivor Gerda Weissmann Klein”

WHEN: 7–8:30 p.m., Monday, March 2

WHERE: Cohen Auditorium
University of Pennsylvania
249 S. 36th St.

WHO: Gerda Weissmann Klein is a motivational speaker, human-rights activist, Academy Award winner and Holocaust survivor who focuses her message on tolerance, understanding and making a difference. She uses the story of her six-year survival under Nazi rule to help her audiences to understand the dangers of hate and extremism.

DETAILS: This event will be available live, in an online videoconference made possible through MAGPI, Penn’s Internet2 connector, and The Gerda and Kurt Klein Foundation, with support from the Penn Video Network and Penn’s School of Arts and Sciences.

Additional information about registration and network configuration needs is available at:

Approximately two weeks after the event, the videoconference will be available in its entirety as streaming video from the Klein Foundation website, www.kleinfoundation.org.