Edwin Black Appears Jan 12 in Atlanta at Beth Tefillah
Award-winning author and journalist Edwin Black will lecture on his latest work "Nazi Nexus."
by Martin Barillas Sunday, January 10, 2010
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January 11, 2010
Edwin Black, the award-winning New York Times bestselling author of IBM and the Holocaust and numerous other acclaimed books of investigative history, will be appearing in Atlanta to lecture on his latest volume: Nazi Nexus: America's Corporate Connections to Hitler's Holocaust.
Black appears Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 7 PM at Congregation Beth Tefillah located at 5065 Highpoint Road in Atlanta. The event is cosponsored by Congregation Beth Tefillah, Ahavath Achim Synagogue and the Hebrew Order of David in association with the Georgia Holocaust Commission. More information about the event can be found at http://www.edwinblack.com/uploads/cmimg_12741.pdf.
The author of 69 award-winning editions in 14 languages in 61 countries, as well as scores of newspaper and magazine articles in the leading publications of the United States, Europe and Israel, Black has a million books in print. His work focuses on genocide and hate, corporate criminality and corruption, governmental misconduct, academic fraud, philanthropic abuse, oil addiction, alternative energy and historical investigation. Editors have submitted Black's work ten times for Pulitzer Prize nomination, and in recent years he has been the recipient of a series of top editorial awards. More information about Black can be found at http://www.edwinblack.com.
His latest volume, Nazi Nexus, ties five major corporate entities to direct and deliberate pivotal complicity in the Holocaust; namely, Ford Motor Co., General Motors, the Carnegie Institution, the Rockefeller Foundation, and IBM. The Miami Herald called the book “powerful and astounding.” Black has toured on Nazi Nexus at dozens of campuses, synagogues and resource centers since its release last year, and has published on the topic extensively. Research for the book has been lauded by many reviewers. Michael Hirsch of Newsweek called the research “Stunning.” More information about Nazi Nexus can be found at http://www.nazinexus.com.
On January 17 and January 20, 2010, the award-winning film War Against the Weak, based on Black’s bestseller of the same name, will be screened at Lefont Theater in Sandy Springs GA. The film by director Justin Strawhand, reviewed as “chilling,” has already won numerous awards including Best Feature Film at 2009 Beverly Hills Film Festival and Best Documentary at the 2009 New Jersey Film Festival. Black will not be in attendance at the screenings, but in an Atlanta Jewish Times interview Black described the film as “factual to a fault.” More information on the film can be found at http://www.waragainsttheweakmovie.com.
More information about the Atlanta Film Festival can be found at http://www.ajff.org/film/war-against-weak.
Black’s appearance is co-sponsored by the Binghamton Social Justice Fund, Technology and Justice Fund, State of California Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, Human Rights and Tolerance & The History Network News, the Institute for Religion and Public Policy, Jewish Virtual Library, Energy Publisher, Spero Forum, The Auto Channel and The Cutting Edge News.
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