10 April 2006
Schindler Historian to Speak at JSU
Steven Spielberg’s 1993 film Schindler’s
List inspired Dr. David Crowe, a history professor at Elon University, but not in the ways one might assume.
Crowe left the film wondering about its protagonist, Oskar Schindler, whose actions saved the lives of more
than 1,000 Jews held in a Nazi concentration camp.
on more than seven years of research, work that led him on fact-finding trips to Germany, Argentina and Israel.
Crowe’s work, "Oskar Schindler: The Untold Account of His Life, Wartime
Activities, and the True Story Behind The List," was published in 2004. The biography reveals previously
unknown details about Schindler and
challenges some of the dramatizations from Steven Spielberg’s film, Crowe said. See story at The Anniston Star's website: www.annistonstar.com.
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