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Thumbnail of video. This Week in History: On September 30, 1911, Ruth Gruber was born. Steve Benson describes how the woman who started out as the youngest PhD on record went on to become an award-winning journalist, an honorary general, and a war hero in WWII.
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Thumbnail of video. This Week in History: On September 30, 1911, Ruth Gruber was born. Steve Benson describes how the woman who started out as the youngest PhD on record went on to become an award-winning journalist, an honorary general, and a war hero in WWII.

Steve Benson on Ruth Gruber

This Week in History: On September 30, 1911, Ruth Gruber was born. Steve Benson describes how the woman who started out as the youngest PhD on record went on to become an award-winning journalist, an honorary general, and a war hero in WWII.
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This Week in History: On September 30, 1911, Ruth Gruber was born. Steve Benson describes how the woman who started out as the youngest PhD on record went on to become an award-winning journalist, an honorary general, and a war hero in WWII.

Gusta Dawidson Draenger

Defiant to the end, Gusta Dawidson Draenger wrote Justina’s Diary, her account of the partisan struggles against the Nazis, on toilet paper in a Gestapo prison and inspired others to persevere when all hope seemed lost.

Ruth Gruber, 2015

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Journalist and writer Ruth Gruber in New York City, August, 2015.
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Journalist and writer Ruth Gruber in New York City, August, 2015.
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Ida Dehmel

Deeply enmeshed in German cultural life as a writer, salon hostess, and women’s rights activist, Ida Coblenz Dehmel found herself squeezed out of the very communities she had helped shape when the Nazis came to power.

Ida Dehmel

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Ida Dehmel.
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Ida Dehmel.

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No one believed Liza Czapnik when she first reported on the massacre of Jews by Nazis in 1941, driving her to take a more active role as a partisan.

Sara Stone

Sara Stone was ninety years old at the time of Hurricane Katrina, and her experience of the storm was tempered by a lifetime of helping the city weather hard times.

Sara Stone

Sara Stone helped New Orleans weather hard times from the Great Depression through Hurricane Katrina.

Sara Stone, 2012

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Philanthropist Sara Stone in 2012.
Courtesy of Alan Smason/Crescent City Jewish News
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Philanthropist Sara Stone in 2012.

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