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(vē′səl), Torsten Nils Born 1924.
Swedish-born American physiologist. He shared a 1981 Nobel Prize for studies on the organization and function of the brain.
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To celebrate this humanitarian and keep his inspiration alive, Epstein presents readers with a visual history of Wiesel's life and examines the influence of Night.
Wiesel. Voice cracking, 19 years old and wildly unprepared for this role, I presented his bio and accomplishments.
'If in my lifetime I was to write only one book, this would be the one,' Wiesel said in the preface to the new translation of his book 'Night,' which was first published in France in 1958.
Wiesel's book Night became a testament to the crimes of the Nazis.
Wiesel famously said: "Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must - at that moment - become the center of the universe." Wiesel also said "Indifference, to me, is the epitome of evil" and "When human lives are endangered, when human dignity is in jeopardy, national borders and sensitivities become irrelevant".
Liberated in 1945 from Buchenwald concentration camp, Mr Wiesel, who lost his parents and a sister in the Holocaust, went on to speak out for victims of violence and oppression.
The Holocaust survivor, author of Night , The Trial of God and 40 other works of literature , Wiesel was a highly respected voice on peace and human rights.
Wiesel was a philosopher, speaker, playwright and professor who also campaigned for the tyrannized and forgotten around the world.
Editors Miller and Wiesel present a stand-alone sports medicine based on the encyclopedic Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery.
As a master storyteller and historian, Wiesel accentuates these parables with works of art from around the world.
Sample text-dependent questions (See Elie Wiesel's 1986 Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech: www.pbs.org/eliewiesel/nobel/) Phase Content components Sample questions 1) What does the * General * Why did Wiesel text say?