I think Elise’s outstanding memoir is perfect material for thought on this Veteran’s Day. See if you agree.
Dammit. I missed it
Nuremberg. The Nuremberg trials. Of course I wasn’t born yet.
I also missed the 70th Anniversary Commemoration. At least I think I did. I just Googled “70th Anniversary of Nuremberg” and I’m a little bit confused. The 276,000 hits I got (in 0.64 seconds) give dates all across the spring of 2015. I was reminded of the Anniversary when I saw that MSNBC has made a documentary about the trial. I imagine I missed that, too.
Yup. I missed all of them. And while I regret not paying more attention to the 70th Anniversary (whenever it actually is), there is one Nuremberg-related thing that I truly regret, and I always will.
Did you ever see the movie Judgment at Nuremberg?
It’s a great movie. Amazing performances by a phenomenal cast — Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Judy Garland, Marlene Dietrich, Richard Widmark. Even William Shatner somehow got…
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