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October 11, 2011

I finally got to see the video of Glenn Beck’s trip to Auschwitz

Filed under: Holocaust, TV shows — Tags: , , , — furtherglory @ 5:52 pm

I signed up for Glen Beck’s GBTV and was finally able to see his “Restoring Courage” video which included footage of his trip to Israel on August 24, 2011 and his visit to Auschwitz before that.  Very early in the video, Glenn says “I couldn’t show you the video in Auschwitz.”  Nevertheless, there is some footage of Glenn and his wife on their trip to the main Auschwitz camp and then to the Birkenau camp.

Photo of Hungarian Jews at Auschwitz-Birkenau

On his visit to the Auschwitz Museum in the main camp, Glenn pointed out a huge photo hanging on the wall, which shows Hungarian women with small children walking down a road at Birkenau. This is one of the photos in the Auschwitz Album, taken by the SS men in May 1944. Glenn was overcome with emotion when he saw this photo, which he described as “grandmothers” holding the hands of the children.    (more…)