Discovery Communications Honors 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz-Birkenau Liberation with “One Day in Auschwitz”

There are moments peppered throughout history that not only changed the world, but changed how we perceive our place as individuals in the world.  The liberation of Nazi German concentration and extermination camps is one of those moments in time, and one that I find particularly fascinating. In a visit to Washington D.C. earlier last year (before I moved to the area to be a part of the Discovery Communications team) I…

USC Shoah Foundation, Discovery Education Keep History Alive

In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz in January 2015, Discovery Education and USC Shoah Foundation have selected 25 teachers from around the world to participate in Auschwitz: The Past is the Present, a global communications and education program in Poland designed to deepen educators’ understanding of the historical landscape of Poland before, during and after the Holocaust. This unique educator development program is one element of…