Remembering the unfathomable
With critical assistance from USC Shoah Foundation, the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the notorious Auschwitz death camp on Jan. 27, 1945, is commemorated in Poland.
A $5 million gift from retired judge and USC alumna Judith O. Hollinger, here with USC Gould Dean Robert K. Rasmussen, will launch the law school’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program in arbitration and mediation. It’s a growing area of law, and the program is one of the few of its kind.
Voices of Auschwitz, a documentary telling the stories of four survivors from the Nazi camp, will make its campus debut this week. The screening is sponsored by the USC Shoah Foundation and USC Annenberg. CNN will air the program Jan. 27, the 70th anniversary of the camp’s liberation.
Gone Girl, The Imitation Game, Inherent Vice, The Theory of Everything and Wild receive the nods. Scripter honors the screenwriter of the year’s most accomplished cinematic adaptation as well as the author of the written work upon which the screenplay is based.
The 6-foot-10-inch left-hander, known as “The Big Unit,” was a USC standout from 1983-85 before entering the major leagues. The third Trojan to be enshrined in Cooperstown, Johnson’s stellar career included a World Series title with the Arizona Diamondbacks.