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Schindler's List Is of Use to Historians

- Creative works are of use to historian - Gabriel Beron Creative works are of use to historians to a large extent. However there is a fraction that is not completely historically accurate but simply made for the enjoyment of the audience. Schindler’s List is a film based on Oskar Schindler’s fight to save Jews during the Holocaust. Whether the film is historically accurate is determined by background information that can confirm how precise this film is. The main factors of this film were the protagonist Oskar Schindler and his transformation from a pro-Nazi to a Jewish sympathiser, Amon Goeth who is a Nazi officer in charge of the camp at Płaszów and his psychopathic routines and attitudes t...   [tags: Oskar Schindler, film, Nazi, Jews]

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Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List

- Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List Schindler's List, the award winning film directed by Steven Spielberg, is becoming a significant teaching tool in high schools across the nation. Spielberg himself explained why in the Foreword to the study guide Facing History prepared through a grant from his production company, Amblin Entertainment, and Universal Films. He wrote: There are far too many places where hate, intolerance, and genocide still exist....   [tags: Spielberg Schindler's List Movie Film]

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Oskar Schindler's Actions During the Holocaust

- Oskar Schindler's Actions During the Holocaust The Holocaust usually refers to Nazi Germany's systematic genocide of various peoples during the Second World War, the main target of this designed massacre being the Jews. Approximately 6 million Jews became the victims of this fanatical racism, slaughter, and cruelty. However, in all this madness, there were still a few people with sound conscience and courage to act against these atrocities. The most famous of these heroes would be Oskar Schindler, the once opportunistic businessman who, later, spent every last of his pennies to save his 1200 "Schindler Jews." People often deliberate on why Oskar Schindler did what he did....   [tags: Schindler Jews Jewish Nazi Genocide Essays]

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The Message of Courage in Schindler's List by Thomas Keneally

- The Message of Courage in Schindler's List by Thomas Keneally Throughout the novel of Schindler’s List, by Thomas Keneally, the message of courage is portrayed greatly. Keneally was a gentile man who wrote about how bad the Holocaust was, even-though he was not Jewish. He tells a story of how one man successfully saved thousands of Jews by letting them work for him. Keneally wrote about how helping someone pays off and by letting someone have a second chance which gives them a sense of hope in times of hardship....   [tags: Schindler's List Thomas Keneally Essays]

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Schindler's List

- Schindler's List Schindler's List is one of the most powerful movies of all time. It presents the indelible true story of enigmatic German businessman Oskar Schindler who becomes an unlikely saviour of more than 1100 Jews amid the barbaric Nazi reign. A German Catholic war profiteer, Schindler moved to Krakow in 1939 when Germany overran Poland. There he opens an enamelware factory that, on the advice of his Jewish accountant Itzhak Stern, was staffed by Jews from the nearby forced labour camp at Plaszow....   [tags: Film Movie Nazi Germany Jews Schindler Essays]

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Oskar Schindler and Schindler's List

- The Jewish Holocaust was a tragic event in world history. The containment and extermination of the Jews and other minority groups began on January 30, 1933 and lasted until May 8, 1945. During this horrific period in time millions of lives were lost. The Jewish community alone lost nearly a million people per year. In total throughout all of Europe sixty-three percent of the Jewish population was estimated to have been killed (Rutgers University). That's a total of 5,962,129 Jews....   [tags: The Holocaust]

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Schindler’s List, directed by Steven Spielberg and The Pianist, Directed by Roman Polanski

- Schindler’s List, directed by Steven Spielberg and The Pianist, Directed by Roman Polanski The holocaust is seen as a time of horror, filled with brutal, inhuman actions carried out by the Nazi party. Schindler’s List, directed by Steven Spielberg, is one of the most realistic movies to show the gruesome shock of the concentration camps and torture of Jews. Spielberg captured the true essences of what pain was during World War Two. In 2002, Roman Polanski came out with The Pianist, a movie that focuses on a Jewish man’s struggles outside the walls of a concentration camp....   [tags: Movie Film Movies Pianist Schindler List Essays]

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Summary of the Film, Schindler's List

- The film begins in 1939 with the German-initiated relocation of Polish Jews from surrounding areas to the Kraków Ghetto shortly after the beginning of World War II. Meanwhile, Oskar Schindler (Liam Neeson), an ethnic German businessman from Moravia, arrives in the city in hopes of making his fortune as a war profiteer. Schindler, a member of the Nazi Party, lavishes bribes upon the Wehrmacht and SS officials in charge of procurement. Sponsored by the military, Schindler acquires a factory for the production of army mess kits....   [tags: movies]

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The List is Life: Oskar Schindler

- “Whoever saves a single life, it is as if he had saved the whole world” (Rodkinson) These words, as spelled out in the Babylonian Talmud, signify a people’s tradition; a people with a history of persecution. Undeniably, the persecution experienced by the Jewish people has helped to shape the perception of humanity and the approach to racism, bigotry, and intolerance. Movies about the Holocaust can teach us about intolerance and the psychology of man which both fueled the atrocities that occurred during World War II....   [tags: holocaust, hope and identity, jews]

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Oskar Schindler: A Brief Biogrpahy

- Oskar Schindler is not a man you would connect to saving the life of Jewish people during War World. He was a member of the Nazi party that also drank, gambled, and knew how to bribe. Schindler joined the Nazi party not because he believed in the beliefs, but he rather had a business motivation. During the Holocaust, Oskar Schindler used the Nazi party as way to save the life of over one-thousand Jewish people. Born on April 28, 1908 in the German province of Zwittau, Moravia, now known as the Czech Republic....   [tags: World War II, Holocaust survivors, Nazis]

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Who was Oskar Schindler?

- ... After his home country was annexed by Germany under the Munich agreement, Schindler was pardoned by the Reich. Five months later he joined the Nazi Party. When the Germans took over Poland, Schindler marched into Poland on the heels of the Gestapo. He immediately jumped in the Black-market and the Underworld. He immediately became friends with high ranked Gestapo officers, softening them up with women, money and illegal booze. At age thirty one, Schindler purchased a factory in Krakow. He became very wealthy after he expanded his products to munitions....   [tags: Holocaust, Jews, Nazi]

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A Hero: Oskar Schindler

- ... Oskar also made his factory was a place a refuge for the Jewish people (1). Next it will be about how Oskar treated the Jewish people. Oskar Schindler treated the Jewish people nicer and better that the Nazi treated the Jewish people. Oskar did not beat the Jewish people when they did something wrong. The Nazis would beat the Jewish people if they did something wrong. Oskar did not kill the Jewish people at all. The Nazis would kill the Jewish people if they could not work, and if they were too young or too old....   [tags: Jewish Holocaust]

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Oskar Schindler

- [War] brings out the worst in people. Never the good, always the bad. Even in the midst the devastation of a national genocide, where one race turned against another in hate, good people existed and worked to counteract the hate through love and compassion. Oskar Schindler was one of these people. World War II provided him the means to become a very wealthy and powerful man, yet he did not exploit the Jews like many other businessmen during his time. He used his money and power to save thousands....   [tags: Nazi Germany]

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Schindler’s List directed by Steven Spielberg, Oskar Schindler

- ... We see this characteristic in Schindler being brought forth when he works toward his goal in becoming rich, when he influences some of his self motivation on Goeth, and when Schindler approaches toward his newly changed goal in saving Jews. Schindler’s first goal is his sole intention in becoming rich, filthy rich. He decides to start by beginning a pots and pans business with his new Jewish accountant, Itzhak Stern. Although Schindler is clueless of the ways in which an enamelware factory is run and of the distant relations between the Jews and the Nazis, all he has in mind is of is of him becoming successful....   [tags: film analysis, hero, goals]

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Oskar Schindler

- The Holocaust was a dark time in world history. Jews, Gypsies, Homosexuals and more were killed and cremated by the hands of the Nazis. There were a few, however, that fought the views of Adolf Hitler and attempted to save some of the victims of his cruelty. One of the greatest of these is Oskar Schindler. Oskar Schindler has been described as a crook, an alcoholic, and an insatiable womanizer. All of this may very well be true, but this factory owner was a hero to many Jewish men, women, and children....   [tags: Biography]

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Schindler's List

- The Holocaust was a time of horrible cruelty. Millions of people were forced into atrocious conditions and suffered unspeakable treatment. They were treated worse than cattle, losing their identity. The German people after the war also lost their individual identities. Even though most of the population had no idea what was going on, they were blamed and stereotyped as monsters for the actions of a small group. Schindler’s List (1993), directed by Steven Spielberg, tells the story of Oskar Schindler (Liam Neeson) who was different than the Nazi party, saving thousands of Jews from slaughter during the Holocaust and giving them back their identities....   [tags: Spielberg, cinematography, Holocaust]

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Lesson From History: Schindler's List

- Steven Spielberg’s movie Schindler’s List applies to the literary criticism, New Historicism. In many instances, this film portrays historical accuracies. The film compares to World War II history. Adolf Hitler’s extraordinary political power shows in this film. His corrupt and evil leadership and his actions and decisions cannot be rationalized or justified under any political power. Schindler’s List recovers history of a specific World War II place and portrays real events. The Jews, singled out and forced into labor camps, demonstrate a social class conflict, a Marxism criticism....   [tags: Film Review]

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The Film Schindler's List versus Novel Schindler's Ark

- Schindler's List The film Schindler’s List has a tendency to simplify and sentimentalize the character Oskar Schindler compared to the novel Schindler’s Ark in which the film is based on. The film Schindler’s List lacks depth and understanding of the character Oskar Schindler, and tends to over dramatize events within the film in which Oskar Schindler is responsible for. The novel Schindler’s Ark begins its in-depth documentary story with the earlier life of Oskar Schindler....   [tags: Holocaust Movie Concentration Camp WW II]

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Types of Bulling Written by LuAnn Schindler

- Bullying When our group was deciding what issue in education we wanted to do our project on, we wanted something that we all were really passionate about. A huge issue that is occurring throughout schools all over America is bullying. The definition of a bully is to use superior strength or influence to intimidate someone and typically force him or her to do what one wants. However, bulling is not just teasing children on the playground; it is much more serious and could leave negative lifelong long scars....   [tags: superiority, physical bullying]

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Oskar Schindler and the Jewish People He Saved

- It’s September 1939 in Nazi-occupied Poland. Hitler and his followers look stronger than ever following their recent invasions. The horrifying, discriminative ideas of Hitler have now spread like wildfire throughout the center of Europe, leaving anyone who is of the Jewish faith in fear. Unprotected and petrified, the Jewish people have been left for dead until one single decides to stand up. This man’s name is Oskar Schindler and he is responsible for saving a thousand Jewish people from death in Poland during World War 2....   [tags: Nazi-occupied Poland, hitler]

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Lanzmann Believes Schindler's List Was Not a Credible Movie

- Lanzmann believes that Schindler's List should never have been made for many reasons. Primarily, Lanzmann disagrees with Schindler's List because there were many technicalities and imprecise scenes which he dislikes. In his review, Lanzmann comments on how the Holocaust is trivialised and transgressed in Schindler's List, and often compares Schindler's List to his own motion picture, Shoah. Shoah and Schindler's List have many critical differences, and take different approaches. In Shoah we see survivors telling impersonal stories, like a 'spokesman' for the dead....   [tags: holocaust, jews, shoah]

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Oskar Schindler: A Hero Study

- CONFLICT AND RELEVANT BACKGROUND Oskar Schindler faced many conflicts in his life. The main conflict he faced was overcoming the Nazis and saving over one thousand Jewish People. Schindler, with out a job at the time, joined the Nazi Party and followed on the heels of the SS when the Germans invaded Poland. This is when Schindler took over two previously Jewish owned companies that dealt with the manufacture and sales of enamel kitchenware products and opened up his own enamel shop right outside of Krakow near the Jewish ghetto....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Movie Review of "Schindler's List"

- Schindler's List, directed by Steven Spielberg, stars Liam Neason, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, and a host of wonderful co-stars, is the story of Oskar Schindler. Oskar Schindler was a Nazi businessman who saved hundreds of Jews from certain death during World War Two by employing them in his factory. This documentary like film begins with Oskar Schindler getting ready to make the deal of a life time by getting in good with the Nazi Officers. Schindler was a man that knew how to smooze people....   [tags: Film]

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Schindler's List by Thomas Keneally

- Schindler's List by Thomas Keneally Thomas Keneally has accomplished his goal with Schindler’s List. It beautifully and completely realizes the honest story of a man who was an astounding leader in every respect. This book captures with accuracy and poignancy a part of history that every member of every society must know about and never forget, and to do it in novel form is a sign of Keneally’s extraordinary ingenuity. To begin with, Oskar Schindler’s embodiment of the leadership characteristics we have discussed in class is evident....   [tags: Papers]

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Critical Analysis on Schindler's List

- Critical Analysis on Schindler's List In this assignment, I will present a critical analysis on Schindler's List. Schindler's List is a masterpiece, which was directed by arguably, the greatest director of all time, Steven Spielberg. Steven Spielberg is Jewish, so to recall the most tragic and horrific event in Jewish history or you may say the history of man-kind takes a lot of guts and determination. However, by creating such realism and effectiveness, consequently, he won seven Oscars, including best picture, and best Director, I applaud you Mr Spielberg....   [tags: Papers]

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Cinematography in Schindler's List

- The paper I decided to do was on “Schindler’s List”. I have seen this movie four times and yet had not really noticed the many ways in which the director, Steven Spielberg, used the camera to emphasis a “million words”. It was interesting, when watching this film from this stand point, how I was able to see the importance of the way the director uses sounds and color to make some much significant points of a film. I decided to emphasis the way certain close ups and facial expressions were used to show very significant emotions of the characters in the film....   [tags: Film Movie Steven Spielberg Holocaust]

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Schindler’s List

- Schindler’s List is a significant teaching tool in high school across the nation. There are far too many places worldwide that hate, intolerance and genocide still exist. The movie is not only about Jews or Germans it is about humans as a whole. This movie is about racial hatred and how many people still practice it nowadays. With the hope that Schindler’s List will awaken an awareness of such evil and inspire this generation and future generation to seek an end to racism. One aspect of how good and evil are portrayed in a number of different ways throughout the movie....   [tags: Movie Review, Film Review]

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The Film Schindler's Ark

- The Film Schindler's Ark In 1993 a film adaptation of the book “Schindler’s Ark” was released. This film was about the life of Oskar Schindler, the Nazi who saved many Jews from inevitable extermination during the Second World War and became a saviour to so many people. The movie was highly praised by critics and the public alike and was nominated for many awards including twelve Oscars (it won seven including Best Director and Best Picture.) The director was Steven Spielberg (E.T, Jaws) and its two main leads were Liam Neeson (Love Actually, Star Wars) and Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Red Dragon)....   [tags: Papers]

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The Terri Schindler-Schiavo Case

- The Terri Schindler-Schiavo Case Presentation of the Case Terri Schindler-Schiavo spent 13 years in a coma, attached to feeding tubes and unable to communicate. On February 25, 1990, Terri Schiavo collapsed in her home. While the actual circumstances that led to her collapse are speculative, doctors believe a potassium imbalance caused her heart to stop, temporarily cutting off oxygen to her brain (Associated Press April 30, 2001). Terri fell into a coma and was hospitalized and ultimately placed on a feeding tube to provide hydration and nutrition....   [tags: Theology Ethics]

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Schindler's List

- Schindler's List In 1933 the most evil of all political parties, the National Socialist Party, came to power in Germany. Led by Defuhrer Adolf Hitler, these Nazis began to implement policies aimed at restricting the Jewish population of Germany. This is where Thomas Keneally begins the story of Oskar Schindler; a simple German businessman who would, in the end, come to symbolize hope and life to all the Jews who knew of him. Oskar Schindler, the son of Hans and Louisa Schindler, was born on April 28, 1908 in Austria....   [tags: Thomas Keneally Nazi Germany Literature Essays]

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Schindler's List

- Six million Jewish residents of Eastern Europe were exterminated during the Holocaust of the 1940’s. Families were taken out of their homes and put into ghettos, which were large prison type establishments that housed dozens of people in one small apartment. They were then separated from their families, "men to the left and women to the right", and were placed in concentration camps, where most of them were killed and cremated. In 1993, Steven Spielberg directed a film, Schindler’s List, which depicted the life of one man who risked his life and money to save the few Jewish families he could....   [tags: Movies Film]

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Schindler's List

- Schindler's List The film Schindler's list directed by Steven Spielberg based on Thomas Keneally's Schindler's Arks tells the story of an entrepreneur and womaniser Oscar Schindler. Schindler uses the war to his gain by exploiting cheap Jewish labour to run his factory with dreams of earning "steamer trunks" full of money who with the twist of fate ends up saving the lives of 1100 Jews by bribing the Nazi with all his assets during one of the darkest period of history, the Holocaust....   [tags: Papers]

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Schindler's List

- I wanted to film Schindler’s List for the reason that the Holocaust was a ghastly occasion in history and should not be over and done. The Jews suffered to the highest degree, they were exposed of their soul rights, treated be fond of animals, slaughtered in the vein of animals. I Intend to remind people of what the Jews had to go all the way through , how Hitler shed them out from the social order. What happened to the Jews should never happen for a second time to anyone. I chose to spotlight Oscar Schindler, because this chap did an extraordinary thing....   [tags: Film Movie Movies]

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Schindler's List as An Accurate Documentation of the Holocaust

- Schindler's List as An Accurate Documentation of the Holocaust World War II is considered one of the most costly wars in all history. The number of soldiers killed in battle is immense. These soldiers died fighting to protect the free world. This war is also considered one of the most costly wars because of all the people who were killed during the Holocaust. The Holocaust was a tragedy to the people living in Germany and surrounding countries, because of the massive amount of people who were killed....   [tags: Movie Film Essays Jews Nazi History WWII 2]

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Biography of Oskar Schindler and His Help During World War Two

- Oskar Schindler was born in 1908 to a German Catholic family living in a province of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. He grew to become a successful businessman in the turmoil of World War Two, but did not do so without tragedy. He expressed, “The persecution of Jews in occupied Poland meant that we could see horror emerging gradually in many ways… Then, in the years '41 and '42 there was plenty of public evidence of pure sadism… I had to help them. There was no choice”. In the end, Schindler saved over one thousand Jews from Nazi brutality and the final solution in his journey to become a hero....   [tags: hero, joutrney, factory]

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The Harvard Business School Case Study Silvio Napoli At Schindler India

- ... This is why, despite his tough demeanour and dictator-like leadership style, Napoli earned the respect from his employees. India, however, is a different situation altogether; Napoli has to make certain that his management team respects him as their leader. Yet this is seemingly problematic, as his “worrier” style of management was not earning him much regard in India. Perhaps it was time for him to undertake the “monk” attributes in order to earn his team’s respect. 3. What advice would you give to Silvio regarding his decision on the non-standard glass wall elevator that has been ordered....   [tags: Marketing, Management, Harvard Business School]

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The Role of History and Memory in The Fiftieth Gate, Schindler's List, and The Send Off

- The strong relationship created between history and memory is one of a vexing nature due to deliberate selection and emphasis. It does however result in a confluence of different representations, that is, personal stories (memory) and public stories (history). Mark Baker’s biography and autobiography ‘The Fiftieth Gate: A Journey Through Memory’, explores his parents’ memories which are both verified and contradicted by Baker’s historical findings, as each asserts their claim through these different theories of representation drawing on such established criteria as evidence, accuracy, authenticity, authority and detail....   [tags: Film Analysis, Films, The Send Off, movies]

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Masterpiece or moral authority; analysing the critical receptions of Spielberg's Schindler's List (1993)

- "...the Nazi persecution of the Jews is a perilous subject matter since it can so easily elicit automatic reactions of moral outrage, personal horror, religious self-righteousness and dramatic extremes, not to mention severe depression", (McCarthy, 1993) Schindler's list premiered mere months after the inauguration of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, leading to a capitalising success on the American peoples cultural focus on historical voyeurism. The critical reception of Schindler's List is a intellectual discussion on the moral nature of a film through the ability to dramatize what was deemed impossible; critically selectively received with a social conscious, and a division on...   [tags: Holocaust, Jews, Film]

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Holocaust Upstanders: Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Per Anger, and Oskar Schindler

- ... German synagogues and Jewish businesses were burned during Kristallnacht. Dietrich’s students thought Kristallnacht was because of the curse that haunted Jews since Jesus’ death on the cross but he said it was sheer violence of Nazism’s godless face (Braun par 11). He also helped form and anti-Nazi resistance with Hans von Dohnanyi. In April of 1943 Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Hans von Dohnanyi were arrested when the Gestapo found out about their plan for a new refugee rescue mission. They were charged with conspiring to rescue Jews....   [tags: Nazi, Bravery, Hero]

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Hope Amidst Terror

- The horrifically unjust persecution of the Jewish people during the Holocaust is widely recognized as history’s single most malevolent event. Oskar Schindler’s courageous protection of his workers has become one of the most famous acts of compassion that occurred during Hitlers systematic execution of the Jews. Schindler was able to save over one thousand Jews by using his wealth and connections. The compassion that this member of the Nazi party showed to the Jews was punishable by death, yet he risked his life....   [tags: Holocaust, Schindler, Hitler]

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Connections across Texts about World War II and the Holocaust

- Connections across texts War is an atrocious event and brings an awful loss of life. War is evil and there is little glory about it. But can there be a just war. To investigate the idea of a just war, I have studied the texts Schindler’s List directed by Steven Spielberg, The Book Thief written by Marcus Zusak, Base Details written by Wilfred Owen, and The Soldier written by Rupert Brooke. Connections across texts include character relationships, contrasting moods, narrative and author’s viewpoint....   [tags: Schindler's List, the Book Thief, the Soldier]

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Schindler?s List

- The once almost forgotten Hitler Jews are brought back to life by Schindler’s List. The movie opens quietly with a pre-war Polish Jewish family lighting candles and saying prayers on Friday night. The family disappears, and eventually, the candles burn out. The scene switches to a man carefully dressing, stuffing his hand with money and carefully pinning a Nazi pin to his lapel. He is a shadowy figure, paying his way to get a fine table at a fancy restaurant in Krakow, and catching the eye of some Nazi officers....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Night, Schindler's List, and The Diary of Anne Frank

- Night, Schindler's List, and The Diary of Anne Frank The Holocaust was the most horrific time that man has known. To survive this atrocity, the Holocaust victims man upon man atrocity, one had to summon bravery, strength, courage, and wisdom that many did not know they possessed. One survivor is Elie Wiesel, whose exquisite writings have revealed the world of horror suffered by the Jewish people. Elie Wiesel's statement, "...to remain silent and indifferent is the greatest sin of all..." stands as a succinct summary of his views on life and serves as the driving force of his work....   [tags: Papers]

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Questions Raised about the Holocaust and Nazi Germany in Schindler's Gift

- Questions Raised about the Holocaust and Nazi Germany in Schindler's Gift Stephen Speilberg's Academy Award winning film 'Schindler's List' raised many questions about the Holocaust and Nazi Germany. The film's focus centered on one specific Jewish community, and the impact one man, Oskar Schindler, had upon it. Schindler's involvement with the Jews started with the birth of a business venture. An enterprising Nazi, Schindler saw an opportunity. In exchange for money to start his business, (a ceramics factory), he could offer capable Jews an escape from the deathly work camps....   [tags: Papers]

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The Is The Right Choice For General Manager Of Schindler 's India Operations For Three Crucial Reasons

- Overall, Silvio was not the right choice for general manager of Schindler’s India operations for three crucial reasons: 1) he had other priorities in his personal life that limited his capacity to focus on the India operations, 2) Silvio lacked the proper background and relevant experience for this position, and 3) his leadership style, caused by a number of significant cultural differences which overall resulted in a number of managerial and corporate culture issues. However, it is important to note that although Silvio was not the best choice, the Schindler Company was also at fault for not providing Silvio the support he needed during his stay there and in preparing him for the cultural b...   [tags: Leadership, Management, Culture, Corporatism]

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The World Of The Holocaust

- ... ”Eight words were spoken quietly, indifferently, without emotion. Eight simple, short words. Yet that was the moment when I left my mother. There was no time to think, and I already left my father’s hand press against mine: we are alone.”( Wiesel 29) In concentration camps, Elie and his father were separated from his mother and sisters and never saw them again. Weisel father who died after a brutal beating while Wiesel lay silently on the bunk above for fear of being beaten. Wiesel did not care about his life after his father got killed and he felt free from caring about anything because he could no longer imagine a reason to go on living....   [tags: The Holocaust, Nazi Germany, Oskar Schindler, Jews]

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Audience's Emotional Response in The Triumph Of The Will, Cabaret, Schindler’s List and The Lion King

- Audience's Emotional Response in The Triumph Of The Will, Cabaret, Schindler’s List and The Lion King Why are people still so fascinated and emotionally enthralled by the Nazis. I think it is because of the “horror factor” which is similar to scary films. You ask yourself how a human can do such things as the Nazis did and the same question is asked in psychological horror films....   [tags: Papers]

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A Report On Schindlers List

- A Report On Schindlers List Thomas Keneally’s Schindler’s List is the historical account of Oskar Schindler and his heroic actions in the midst of the horrors of World War II Poland. Schindler’s List recounts the life of Oskar Schindler, and how he comes to Poland in search of material wealth but leaves having saved the lives of over 1100 Jews who would most certainly have perished. The novel focuses on how Schindler comes to the realization that concentration and forced labor camps are wrong, and that many people were dying through no fault of their own....   [tags: essays research papers]

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schindlers list

- Schindlers List is a movie that takes place during WWII. The movie begins in Krakow, Poland just after the collapse of the Polish army, and at the beginning of the German occupation. Oskar Schindler, a tall handsome womanizer arrives in the city looking to open a factory in order to gain profits from the war. At the time, Jewish people were no long permitted to own a business, so Oskar obtains a factory from a Jewish man named Itzhak Stern, and makes Stern his accountant and manager. The two men form a strange relationship, with Oskar taking advantage of Sterns talent, and Stern distrustingly but obediently following Schindlers orders....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Schindlers List

- Schindler’s List The list is life. Famous words spoken by a large number of Schindler’s Jews. When Thomas Kineally composed Schindler’s List he did more than just write another biography, he told of the greatest humane figure, amidst the unspeakable horrors of the holocaust. In his novel Kineally artistically portrays the story of Oscar Schindler, an alcoholic, a member of the Nazi party, and a shameless womanizer of the worst sort. Schindler is first viewed as a man only out for money, sex, and himself; which is a very accurate statement for the time....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Schindlers List

- PLOT SUMMARY The movie “Schindler’s list” is a compelling, real-life depiction of the events that occurred during the 1940’s. It illustrates the persecution and horrific killings of the Jewish people. It also exemplifies the hope and will of the Jewish people, which undoubtedly is a factor in the survival of their race. The most important factor however is because of the willingness of one man, Oskar Schindler, to stand out and make a difference. The movie starts out in a Jewish home, where a Jewish family is celebrating the Sabbath....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Schindlers list

- Oscar Schindler Oskar Schindler would never have been anyone’s ideal savior, especially for the Jewish community. He was an open member of the Nazi party, a womanizer, a gambler, an alcoholic, and was extremely money hungry, but was successfully able to rescue and save from death over twelve hundred Jewish men and women. Schindler was born on April 28th, 1908 in Zwittua, Czechoslavakia. He was born Catholic and into a wealthy family, but started early on a life of sin. In 1930 he moved to Poland in hopes of becoming a success in business....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Schindlers List

- Schindler’s List Oskar Schindler was a wealthy German industrialist, who made much of his wealth by employing Jewish men and women in his various factories. In the movie “ Schindler’s List,” it starts off with Schindler in a restaurant with many high ranking Nazi officers eating there. He starts off by buying a officer a bottle of expensive wine, but it does not end there. Before the night is gone he has boughten dinner for all of the officers. This is how he made friends, friends with power....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Schindlers lost

- Shindler's List Schindlers List "Memory is all we have, and when the memories are dreadful- when they hold images of the pain we have suffered or, perhaps inflicted- they are what we are try to escape" (Corliss 110). Steven Spielberg captures the audience in this critically acclaimed movie about the Holocaust. Schindlers List is a movie made to induce the mind into the unknown, the horrors of World War II. David Ansen states "Schindlers List plunges us into the nightmare of the Holocaust with newsreel-like urgency- and amazing restraint" (Newsweek 113)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Schindlers List

- Schindler’s List “I knew the people who worked for me. When you know people, you have to behave towards them like human beings.” This was a quote from Oskar Schindler. However, throughout the movie, it didn’t quite seem like he felt that way the entire time. The movie began in 1939, and Schindler was very into alcohol, womanizing, and making money. He bought a Jewish factory in Krakow called Deutsche Email Fabrik. In order get the resources necessary; he talked to his key contact throughout the entire movie, a Jewish accountant by the name of Itzhak Stern....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Schindlers List

- #1: We talked about in class once about the education in the US compared to other countries actually made me wonder how well we were educated. It was shocking to me that these other places were learning things that here we don’t even learn and that they were forced or required. When I read the “America Skips School” article at first I was really confused. When we started talking about it in class it became clearer to me. My personal opinion on this is that I don’t think I should be forced to have more education....   [tags: essays research papers]

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An Overview of the Indian Elevator Market

- An Overview of the Indian Elevator Market Since the liberalization of the Indian economy in 1991, there has been a great increase in the demand for elevators, also the government had imposed a ban on collapsible gate elevators, thus creating a path for international players to capture this segment. During this period Schindler was trying to establish at 100% subsidiary to start its operations in India. Indian customers are considered to be price sensitive and majority of the market preferred single door speed elevators (65%) and then two door speed elevators (20%)....   [tags: pricing, economy, manufacturing]

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A Man For All Seasons

- ... Socrates chose to drink from the cup of hemlock and die over sacrificing his self and principles. Similar to the other protagonists, Socrates could have easily sacrificed his principles and beliefs in order to save his life; however, Socrates gave a finial teaching to his students of commitment to one’s principles/beliefs, even in the face of death. Throughout all these works, the underlying theme discusses the importance of staying true to oneself in a world where the political system in corrupt....   [tags: Nazi Germany, The Holocaust, Political corruption]

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What Makes a Hero

- What Makes a Hero When most people think of a hero, they think of some extraordinary, not an ordinary person with a heart. Oskar Schindler was one such person. The movie Schindler's List, directed by Steven Spielberg, is the story of how one man, Schindler, saved over 1,000 lives, and is a cinematic masterpiece. Spielberg truly brings Schindler to life, with all his good and bad points intact; the movie is very true to life, and gives the viewer an excellent idea of what Schindler was like. What Schindler did by saving so many people has had consequences that far surpass the immediate impact....   [tags: Papers]

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Advancing the Individual's Knowledge of the Holocaust

- By comparing, analyzing and questioning the validity of Maus I and II, Night, Night and Fog, nonfictional historical accounts and a poem, called Already Embraced by the Arm of Heavenly Solace, found in Europe in the Contemporary World, Schindler’s List and the Return to Auschwitz we may determine to what degree these sources serve to advance humanity’s understanding of the holocaust. The holocaust can be explained as the historical event in which the Nazi’s, who came to power in Germany in January 1933, and its collaborators murdered and persecuted approximately six million Jews....   [tags: Holocaust ]

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Why Survey Research May Not Be Effective

- ... One flaw for this type of question is when the participant taking the survey knows the sponsor and the objectives of the study. If the participant knows these two parts, then the participant may not be honest in answering the questions and the study will become biased. Another type of disguised question that is used is the projective technique. In the projective technique the “survey designer phrases the questions in a hypothetical way or asks how other people in the participant’s experience would answer the question” (Cooper & Schindler, 2014, p....   [tags: Multiple choice, Question, Answer, Free response]

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The Application of Critical Thinking to the Terri Schiavo Case

- The fifteen year battle over the life of Terri Schiavo dominated popular culture in the early 1990’s until her death in 2005. The heated court cases that were to decide this woman’s fate caused a deep fissure to form between her husband Michael Schiavo and her family, the Schindler’s. This decade and a half crusade was propagated by intuitive Christian mind set of the Schindler’s and their supporters as they presented no evidence to support their claim that Terri was living in a broken body besides anecdotal information....   [tags: Case Review ]

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A Hero

- A Hero What is a hero. Is it a rock star or an athlete. A famous speaker or activist. Or is it someone so ordinary that does extraordinary things. A hero can be someone who loves and cares for you, or someone you look up to. Someone that risks their life for others is definitely a hero, that someone is Oskar Schindler. Oskar is a hero to over 6,000 Jews currently living across the United States and Europe....   [tags: Papers]

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Customer Centered Organizations Deal With Customer Service

- ... As mentioned above, conducting a research study is imperative for the evaluation of the morale of the firm’s large number of computer technicians; however, with the many computer technicians it may be beneficial to proceed with a sample of computer technicians. The sample that would be chosen to evaluate the computer technicians would be a simple random sample, which is an unrestricted sample. According to Cooper and Schindler (2014), Simple random sampling “is the purest form of probability sampling” (p....   [tags: Sampling, Sample, Stratified sampling]

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History: Upstanders during the Holocaust

- History: Upstanders during the Holocaust “One, who saves a single life, saves the World entire.” Anti-Semitism, hatred or prejudice of Jews, has tormented the world for a long time, particularly during the Holocaust. The Holocaust was a critical disaster that happened in the early 1940s and will forever be remembered. Also known as the genocide of approximately six million European Jews during World War II, an assassination by the German Nazis lead by Adolf Hitler. Emilie and Oscar first met in 1928 when Oscar was selling electric motors on the door of her father’s farmhouse in Alt Moletein....   [tags: anti-semitism, jews, hitler]

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Mastering Teacher Leadership

- Mastering Teacher Leadership The “Ohio Department of Education through legislator’s approval implemented new standards that impacted teacher’s certification to teach within Ohio’s public and private schools” (Schindler & Cooper, 2001). “Under the new standards, teachers certified to teach in 2002 or later will need to complete a master’s degree after their initial licensure within a five-to-seven year window” (Ohio Department of Education, 1999). Wittenberg University, centrally located in Ohio, has historical offered professional programs in education for K-12 programs and, other undergraduate studies....   [tags: Ohio department of education]

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Different Texts, Similar Themes

- Today and forever in the future we will look back and reflect on the past, the good experiences, the bad experiences. However, the bad experiences always seem to be the most remembered. This is because the bad experiences the world has suffered have been horrific in many cases and have ultimately changed the way we live today. Authors and composers continue to recap the happenings of the past through novels, reports, movies, articles and much more. But do they really grasp the ideas. Do they really know how the people of the world suffered in the recounts they produce, when they really happened....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Jews ' Persecution Through The Holocaust And Their Survival

- Schindler’s List: Jews’ Persecution through the Holocaust and Their Survival Jews, a religious group of people originating from Israel, have lived in Europe, including Germany, for about 1500 years (Carr; Shyovitz). As Jews moved away from Israel, agriculture was no longer their main form of breadwinning. They have become more educated and many acquired skilled professions. In Europe, Christians were not allowed to lend money and the Jews have become the main money lenders. The knowledge, skills, and money lending abilities that Jews possessed allowed them to become extremely prosperous....   [tags: Nazi Germany, The Holocaust, World War II]

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Characteristics Of Good Business Research Methods

- ... The characteristics of good business research methods can be reviewed in light of the scientific method with the first characteristic of a purpose clearly defined in the scenario of medical imaging technologists’ need to better document a patient’s pertinent history for exam for the purpose of reimbursement under new ICD-10 medical coding (Cooper & Schindler, 2014, p. 15). The management dilemma is conforming patient history to ICD-10 requirements. In the second characteristic of research, the process detailed, the participants are the imaging technologists, reading radiologists, code conformity checklists, and imaging procedures for accommodating the needed history into the patient’s re...   [tags: Scientific method, Research, Science, Hypothesis]

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Equality as a Movement

- Equality as a Movement It was Friday June 27, 1969. New York's crime syndicates are extorting large sums of protection money from gay bars. Any who can, or will, not pay are either "persuaded" or closed down after a visit from NYCPD's Public Morals Section, who enforce the Mafia's stranglehold on the city's gay bars. The detectives from the Public Morals Section have no reason to believe that tonight's raid on the gay Stonewall Inn will be anything but brief and businesslike. They arrest two bartenders, three drag queens, and a lesbian....   [tags: Papers]

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Beauty and The Beast

- From Cupid & Psyche to Cocteau’s film and finally to Disney’s portrayal of this classic theme, not much has changed in the idea of Beauty and the Beast. All versions of this story have stressed the importance of being good and have even dwelled on the importance of looking behind appearance to see a person’s true nature. In order to convey his ideas and themes, Cocteau uses the beast as a lurking figure whose lack of appearance on the screen ultimately has a great effect on the viewer. The Beast that Cocteau portrays is a model for modern storytellers and has been vital in stressing the theme of genuine nature versus appearance throughout society....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Hate Crimes, Racism, and Prejudice Examined in The Museum of Tolerance

- ... This again is probably because the museum was made by the Simon Wiesenthal Center, the Jewish human rights organization. The museum also appeared to have an anti Muslim sentiment. Their gallery showed many video clips of hate crimes done by the Muslims. In those clips, it showed many Muslims protesting and shouting, “Kill all Jews” and Islamic extremists terrorizing everyone in the world. This wasn’t just shown in one section of the gallery, but also in many other sections. Even though there are few Islamic terrorists, I know for a fact from the class reading, (Why Are There So Many Muslim Terrorists....   [tags: holocaust, terrorism, humanity]

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“Whoever saves a life; saves the world entire”

- An individual’s life is extremely valuable to ones self regardless of the circumstances and there are no words to describe an existence of a human being. Purpose of an entity to exist is personal and depends on an individual of what they make of their life and which expectations to except from others if not they. Saving ones life is very crucial in a sense that it can go on to make an entire generation. Latter statement can be portrayed by a quote in the movie Schindler’s List which states that “Whoever saves a life; saves the world entire”....   [tags: Significance of Life]

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The World War Ravaged The Country Of Europe

- ... Random and indiscriminate killing kept the majority in check. They even went so far as to hang children and people that attempted escape in public, and forced everyone to attend. It became an endless cycle of death that caused the jewish populace to know longer feel bad about there own needs to survive. Many began to look out only for themselves. However, despite the horrible conditions, some people continued to care about their fellow man and worked to give others a chance to survive. This included Mothers and Fathers that would give half of their rations, that were not even enough to feed a child, to their children in an attempt to give them just a small increase of a chance to surviv...   [tags: The Holocaust, Nazi Germany, Schutzstaffel]

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Extended Definition of a Modern Hero

- Classical heroes commonly display bravery and strength in their noble feats of self-sacrifice in order to attain fame and glory as a savior of his or her people. However, in modern times, a hero may represent a cause to achieve peace and amity with his or her society, no matter the differences between each person. Other admirable modern heroes express indifference towards racial and religious distinctions and help those in need, sometimes at their own life’s risk, despite their disapproving society....   [tags: Heroes]

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The Boy On The Wooden Box

- ... At concentration camps, they are crammed into little sheds to sleep, starved, and worked until they bled. After they are worked to the brim and could not work anymore, they are gassed in the chamber by the thousands. The Jewish population played a key role in society during this time in Europe. When Hitler invaded towns, he and the Nazis controlled the life of all Jews and minorities or just anyone different, which included employment, education, and economy (“How” 1). Making them wear stars to differentiate them from the rest, made them easy to spot....   [tags: World War II, The Holocaust, Jews, Nazi Germany]

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Conflict On The Human Spirit

- ... The effects of war have also been shown to disturb those who are viewed as the firmest of men in the world. The traumatising sights and experiences that some soldiers/marines have been made to face have been shown to disrupt normal life once out of the firing line. For a war veteran Eddie Ray Routh, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder was something that would affect the course of his life all together. Returning home to the US with mental issues and stress related health problems. The only way Routh knew how to cope was through alcohol and drugs, such as cannabis....   [tags: World War II, United States, Saddam Hussein]

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Existentialism, By Jean Paul Sartre

- ... The fourth point of Existentialism is that life is nothing, like the human life is just looking into an abyss and they is nothing but darkness out past them. This abyss is only filled with emptiness and void.(Sartre, 1946, p. 5) The fifth point is Death is always just a matter of seconds away from the individual their whole life. The sixth point is humans are alienated from themselves, they are stuck with social issues. Issues like religion, families and worrying about being happy with their life....   [tags: Meaning of life, Human, Existentialism, Jews]

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Adapting Canada to the Future of a World With Scarce Water

- Introduction Water is just more than drinking water. Water is the most basic and vital resource that humans need to sustain themselves. Water is used for food production from irrigating crops to actually manufacturing them. Canada like the world, uses water for sanitation, cleaning, manufacturing and daily function. Demand and supply will soon be at a crossroad, as increasing population creates increases in pollution, waste-water and global warming (Baker, 2007). This paper will seek to examine the effects of global warming on Canada’s freshwater system, the effects of pollution and will evaluate how Canada manages its freshwater now and what Canada can do to form policies that will adapt to...   [tags: Environment, Drinking Water, Pollution]

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The Criminal Justice System Is Functioning Properly

- ... Additionally, I asked him how does the community benefit from his agency’s work. He informed me that, the community benefits because they work hard trying to keep dangerous people off the streets by enforcing public safety. Next, I asked how the Criminal Justice system benefits from the work of the courts. He briefly explained the importance of the courts within the Criminal Justice system. He mentioned the three tiers of the Criminal Justice system and explained that the courts are a very big part of the Criminal justice system....   [tags: Police, Criminal justice, Law, Crime]

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