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A Look At The Story Behind "The Fantastic Laboratory Of Dr. Weigl" From Author Arthur Allen

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In his new book, The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl: How Two Brave Scientists Battled Typhus and Sabotaged the Nazis, Politico eHealth Editor Arthur Allen tells the true story of the battle against disease and genocidal ideology, told through the lives of microbiologists Rudolf Weigl and Ludwick Fleck, who fought typhus and cruelty from the Russian POW camps of WWI to the ghettos and concentration camps of Nazi-occupied Europe.

Arthur Allen joins us, along with executive director for The Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education, Sarah Weiss.

Arthur Allen will be in town to discuss his book at the Stephen and LusiaHornstein Lecture on the Holocaust and the Human Spirit on Sunday, November 1, at the Isaac M. Wise Temple. For information or to RSVP, click here.