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Vectors of Violence: Persecution and Complacency in Nazi Germany and the Great Plains

Vectors of Violence: Persecution and Complacency in Nazi Germany and the Great Plains

Although different in many ways, the history of racism in Nazi Germany and the Plains region of the United States illuminates some universal phenomena that manifested in distinct historic persecution of individuals considered “others” in society. Join us in Omaha for this important conversation on Tuesday, March 27, and Wednesday, March 28.

Tuesday, March 27, 7 p.m. Panel Discussion Power, Persecution, and Pain: Reflections on Violence in Society

Wednesday, March 28, 9:30 a.m. Pedagogy Roundtable Approaching Difficult Topics in the Classroom

Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center, Room 201 6400 South, University Drive Road North University of Nebraska Omaha Omaha, Nebraska On Wednesday at 1 p.m., participants are invited to stay for a consultation with staff about Museum resources and to discuss the most effective programming for their campuses. These programs are free and open to the public. Reserve your seat and view the full agenda. For more information, please contact Dr. Kierra Crago-Schneider at or Kasey De Goey at This program is made possible by a generous grant from the Robert and Myra Kraft Family Foundation to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This event is also co-sponsored by the Sam & Frances Fried Holocaust & Genocide Academy in conjunction with the University of Nebraska Omaha.

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