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Eli Rosenbaum | Interviewed by Greg Peterson | July 12, 2012 | Chautauqua Institution

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Eli Rosenbaum, Director, Human Rights Enforcement Strategy & Policy within the Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, was interviewed by Greg Peterson.

Eli Rosenbaum is the longest-serving prosecutor and investigator of Nazi criminals and other human rights violators in world history, having worked on cases at the Justice Department for some 25 years.  A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School and of Harvard Law School, he previously served as Director of the Justice Department's Office of Special Investigations (OSI), which also investigated and prosecuted participants in post-WWII human rights crimes.

He has worked as the corporate litigator with the Manhattan law firm of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and as General Counsel of the World Jewish Congress.  Under his leadership, OSI was termed "the most successful government Nazi-hunting organization on earth" (ABC News) and "the world's most aggressive and effective Nazi-hunting operation" (The Washington Post).

The presentation was held at The Robert H. Jackson Center at Chautauqua Institution.

 

Eli Rosenbaum | Interviewed by Greg Peterson | July 12, 2012 | Chautauqua Institution

Run Time: 56:50

Eli Rosenbaum, Director, Human Rights Enforcement Strategy & Policy within the Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, was interviewed by Greg Peterson.

Eli Rosenbaum is the longest-serving prosecutor and investigator of Nazi criminals and other human rights violators in world history, having worked on cases at the Justice Department for some 25 years.  A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School and of Harvard Law School, he previously served as Director of the Justice Department's Office of Special Investigations (OSI), which also investigated and prosecuted participants in post-WWII human rights crimes.

He has worked as the corporate litigator with the Manhattan law firm of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and as General Counsel of the World Jewish Congress.  Under his leadership, OSI was termed "the most successful government Nazi-hunting organization on earth" (ABC News) and "the world's most aggressive and effective Nazi-hunting operation" (The Washington Post).

The presentation was held at The Robert H. Jackson Center at Chautauqua Institution.

 

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