Anne Frank

The Nebraska City News Press

Lourdes host Anne Frank exhibition for students, public

Seventy-five years after its initial publication, “The Diary of Anne Frank” continues to spark discussion. Lourdes Central Catholic recently hosted a 35-panel exhibit from the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam that drew 162 people to the school for a tour led by student docents. English teacher Wendi Buggi...
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Stories of Anne Frank, Emmett Till come together in powerful play

MINNEAPOLIS — Written by Janet Langhart Cohen, "Anne & Emmett" highlights the racial intolerance and hatred Anne Frank and Emmett Till endured. Now, Youth Performance Company is performing the powerful play, with 14-year-old actor Nicholas Livingston playing the role of 14-year-old Emmett. "I just try to honor his legacy,"...
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Iowa celebrates planting of Anne Frank tree on Pentacrest

On Friday, April 29, the University of Iowa became the 13th location in the United States to plant a sapling grown from the chestnut tree that symbolized hope for Anne Frank as she hid from the Nazis during World War II. Hundreds of people turned out to listen to speakers...
Daily Iowan

Photos: Anne Frank sapling ceremony

An Anne Frank sapling, which was propagated from the chestnut tree Anne Frank and her family saw outside their window, was planted on the Pentacrest at the University of Iowa on Friday, April 29. The ceremony, which moved inside to MacBride Hall because of the rain, brought forth speakers such...
Daily Iowan

Anne Frank sapling planted on UI Pentacrest

When Anne Frank was hiding in a secret annex in an Amsterdam home for more than two years, a chestnut tree she could see out the window served as a comfort and symbol of freedom. On Friday, a sapling from the original tree was planted on the Pentacrest lawn, bringing a piece of history to the University of Iowa campus.

Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne Frank

The exhibit "Let Me Be Myself" highlights Anne Frank’s life story and the fate of the millions of Jews persecuted during World War II. Tours may be self-guided or may be in-person as a group facilitated by peer-educators. Schedule your tour today!. Admission to the Anne Frank: Let Me...
The Suburban Times

The Diary of Anne Frank – A Lakewood Playhouse Review

While the childish voice of Anne Frank, played by Simone Jolly, leads us into the story of the hidden warehouse attic, we start our journey into Hell. We know the Frank family and their friends and neighbors will probably not make it through the war alive. Imagine living with your...
The Suburban Times

Hatred, Caring, Acceptance – Anne Frank and Freedom Writers

I don’t know how many times I’ve seen Freedom Writers. It’s one of those films that both stirs and breaks the heart. The story is about a young teacher who learns as much from her students as they learn from her. It starts with fear and racial hatred in the classroom and ends with change and acceptance by sharing personal stories and reaching out to a world far away and more than fifty years into the past, to the story of Anne Frank.

New Orleans middle schoolers teach younger students about Anne Frank

A course at Loyola University trains middle school students to teach younger children about Anne Frank and the Holocaust. The goal is to help them learn about antisemitism and link it to other forms of bias and racism. Bobbi-Jeanne Misick of the Gulf States Newsroom reports. This article was originally...