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In 1933 Helen Keller Wrote This Open Letter To German Students Planning To Burn ‘Un-German’ Books

by | 12th, January 2014

PA 9939414 In 1933 Helen Keller Wrote This Open Letter To German Students Planning To Burn Un German Books

Miss Helen Keller, probably the most famous blind woman in the world, photographed in New York City on Oct. 29, 1931 with a bust of herself sculptured by count Hans-Albrecht Hafrach of Munich, Germany. The bust was presented to the American Foundation for the Blind by M.C. Migel, president of the American Foundation for the Blind, to pay a tribute to the work of Miss Keller for the organization.

 

IN 1933, German students planned to burn “Un-German” books. Helen Keller wrote this open letter to the students:

“History has taught you nothing if you think you can kill ideas…”

helen keller letter to germans In 1933 Helen Keller Wrote This Open Letter To German Students Planning To Burn Un German Books

 



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