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"White Rose:" A Traveling Exhibit

Friday, March 1, 2013 - 4:00 am to Saturday, May 11, 2013 - 12:00 pm

The UNI Center for Holocasut and Genocide Education and the Grout Museum District present a traveling exhibit from the White Rose Foundation in Munich. This exhibit focuses on the most famous non-violent student resistance movement during the Nazi era. In 1942-1943, a small group of students and a professor in Munich distributed leaflets calling for the overthrow of Hitler and his government. The efforts of their group, which they called the White Rose, have left an enduring legacy for today’s generations of Germans, who consistently place the members of the White Rose among the Germans whom they most admire.

On Saturday, March 9, at 2 p.m. in the Jean and Clair Parker Theater in the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum (Grout Museum District), there will be a free screening of "Sophie Scholl: The Final Days," a 2005 dramatization of the capture and trials of Sophie Scholl and other members of the White Rose. 

For more information, contact the Grout Museum District at (319) 234-6357 or www.groutmuseumdistrict.org or visit the Grout Museum District on Facebook.

Location: 
Grout Museum of History & Science, 503 South St., Waterloo
Contact Information
Name: 
Stephen J. Gaies
Phone: 
3192733870
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