Sunday, June 22, 1947
Introduction. Social worker, Charlotte Winters, reflects on her experiences working with refugees. She meets Carl Shartok, pianist/conductor from Berlin who spent 5 years in a concentration camp. He wants desperately to work, but refuses to do anything related to music. Winters learns that Shertok was forced to conduct a concentration camp orchestra and tries to cure him of his guilt. Closing. Edwin Rosenberg speaks about the United Service for New Americans (USNA).
The Golden Door: Case History. Refugees. USNA. Edith Atwater - welfare worker; Harold Huber- refugee; Tom Adam; Jane Hovin; Milton Robertson, writer; Ray Levine - director
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 2301
Municipal archives id: LT934