Posted on October 3, 2013
Hamden Hall Country Day School’s community lecture series features a documentary that tells the inspirational story of the Czech Kindertransport that rescued 669 children in the early days of Nazi occupation. Nicky’s Family will screen in Hamden Hall’s Taylor Performing Arts Center Tuesday, Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m. Following the screening, Mr. Ivan Backer will discuss his personal experience on the Kindertransport. Mr. Backer’s mother put him on a train in Prague bound for London in May 1939.