Remarks on the occasion of an Unveiling of Statues of Hannah Arendt and Zbigniew Herbert

It is a great pleasure to join you today for the unveiling of statues of two great thinkers and authors, Hannah Arendt and Zbigniew Herbert.  In their works, both reflect on their survival through turmoil and war.  And their accomplishments and writings continue to inspire discussion and debate today.
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Remarks at the Opening of the Exhibit “Children of War” with Photography by David “Chim” Seymour

It is my great pleasure to join you tonight for the opening of this incredible exhibition of works by David “Chim” Seymour, who in his brief 45 years was an eye witness to some of the most historic moments and turbulent times of the past century.
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Remarks at the Opening of an Exhibit of Associated Press Photographs in Commemoration of the 1956 Revolution in Hungary

The photographs on display in this exhibition offer a glimpse into the sacrifices made by Hungarians forced to leave behind everything they knew, to become refugees, to start life anew in a foreign land in the years immediately following the Revolution. 
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