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Why Raoul Wallenberg Matters

  • Susanne Berger, Lorraine L. Borgolini

The Ongoing Search for Universal Values

The story of Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish businessman who went to Hungary in 1944 to rescue the Jews of Budapest, bears all the hallmarks of a Greek tragedy: Young and idealistic, he fought one totalitarian regime (Nazism) only to fall victim to another (Stalinism). As such, his case seamlessly links the two defining events of the 20th Century, the Holocaust and the Cold War. Read More »Why Raoul Wallenberg Matters