Voters in Tucson soundly defeated an initiative that would have made the Old Pueblo into a sanctuary city for illegal immigrants. The city also elected its first Latina mayor. Julia Shumway of the Arizona Capitol Times talks about the city’s election.
In April 1944, Jewish prisoners Rudolf Vrba and Alfred Wetzler miraculously escaped from the Auschwitz concentration camp and fled through Nazi-occupied Poland to find refuge in Žilina, Slovakia, where they connected with the Jewish Underground. Once safe, they recounted what they left behind. Their harrowing testimony revealed the true horror of the Holocaust to the outside world, describing in forensic detail the gas chambers and the full extent of the Nazi extermination program.
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