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75th Anniversary Of The Liberation Of Auschwitz

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Chris Laughery
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Patrick Hicks

In The Moment ... January 27, 2020 Show 741 Hour 1

Today is the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. It was the largest extermination camp run by Nazi Germany in occupied Poland during World War II. More than a million people were murdered there. Today, only a handful of survivors are still alive. 

Patrick Hicks is an author and writer-in-residence at Augustana University. His books include the novel "The Commandant of Lubazec," the short story collection "The Collector of Names," and the poetry anthology "Library of the Mind."