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Swiss Bank Settlement

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Swiss Bank Settlement

Swiss Bank Settlement

Swiss Bank Settlement

Only Available in Archive Formats.

GUESTS: Deborah Lipstadt Member, Secretary of State Advisory Committee on Religious Persecution Abroad Professor, Modern Jewish and Holocaust Studies, Emory University Presidential Appointee to the United States Holocaust Memorial Council Chair, Education Committee at the Holocaust Museum Stuart Eizenstat Undersecretary of State for Business, Economic and Agricultural Affairs Elizabeth Trilling-Grotch Holocaust survivor from the Warsaw Ghetto others guests: TBA A historic agreement has been reached between Swiss banks and Jewish groups. The banks will pay $1.25 billion in restitution to Holocaust survivors and their heirs. For years, Holocaust survivors have demanded that the banks return the money that they or their families deposited in confidence during World War II. Join guest host Lynn Neary for a look at the logistics of the settlement, and the emotional and financial implications for survivors of the Nazis.

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