Very flattered that my “Men Who Made the Atomic Bomb” presentation received such nice coverage.
Special thanks to Barb Banet for her help.
Presented February 25th, 2016 at the JCC of Ann Arbor
In 1938 the character of Superman would make his first appearance in Action Comics, ushering in the Golden Age of comics and helping to create an industry that is today valued in the billions of dollars. Few people realize that the Man of Steel was created by two Jewish boys out of Cleveland and that he was, in many ways, a direct response to Adolf Hitler.
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This may have been my most challenging topic. I wanted to say something meaningful about the Holocaust that had not been said before.
I was pretty pleased with the way that it came out.