This historian draws lessons about family separation

Posted on February 27, 2020

Seven years ago, Jennifer Craig-Norton uncovered a cache of original correspondence about a group of Kindertransport children. A Ph.D. candidate in England at the time, she had no idea that voices of child refugees from the past would end up shining a light on the global child refugee situation of today. But that’s exactly what happened when the stories of World War II’s “kinder children” became the inspiration for “The Kindertransport: Contesting Memory,” published last summer.

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