"I [worked as a nurse] for a while, at Piedmont Hospital, and...and so...then of course, I had [Eric/Erik]. It was a little hard being a nurse and caring for a baby, if you want to do it the “real” way, you know, close nursing and being there…

[My father didn't talk about his time in the resistance, but] the top of his group in the resistance fighting was named Kim Malthe-Bruun, so of course my brother was named Kim. So...that’s how he honored him. Because Kim Malthe-Bruun was shot by…

"It was an early Thursday, 26 of March, 1952. My parents didn’t have a car, but my dad had a motorcycle, and my mother started labor, and he got home from work, [Brief chuckle at the thought] got her on the motorcycle, and got to the clinic—back…

"My parents got married in 1949, May 7th, and back then, they wore top hats, and my dad brought out his hat—they couldn’t figure for name for me—so they had a hundred names, and they would each draw a name and then I was, you know, maybe able…

"Well, we collected a lot of material (at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in DC).. My wife,(Claire) I’ve gotta give her thanks for putting it all together. You’ve seen the books that I’ve collected that she put together, and you…

"I met [my Aunt Yvonne] when they—when she eventually came to California and—came to Los Angeles where we lived—and they moved into an apartment with my grandfather and—basically, her mother and father—my grandfather and grandmother—and…

"I was born in Paris, France. My father was a salesman for a...fabric company, and they made dresses out of those fabrics and other things like that and curtains and things, and my mother was a—I guess you’d call her a housewife. I was born…

"On the sixteenth of November of 1950, we boarded the U.S.S. General Belleau which was a converted type Army transport ship. My father was able to get a job in the commissary on the ship, so we had pretty good food. They had places for kids to…

"[At the] end of 1947 we were transferred to a camp called Beth Israel outside of town called Hallein, which is about fifty miles east of Salzburg. And in this particular camp, there were actual rooms. It had a door. It had a window--very…

"My mother's family, her brothers, and her parents were taken to outside of Kiev at Babi Yar-- where they were made to dig their own graves. And were lined up and shot in the back of the head. Both of her sisters survived the Holocaust because…