A Holocaust Survivor's Profound Words for Anyone Who's Suffered

Aired on 05/22/1996 | CC tv-pg
During World War II, Gerda Weissmann Klein witnessed the very worst of humanity, yet she never stopped believing in our better angels. Gerda was one of just a few people to survive a three-month, 350-mile death march from the Polish-German border to Czechoslovakia in a dark, harsh winter. Here, in an interview with Oprah and director Steven Spielberg, the Holocaust survivor bravely opens up about her horrifying experience and expresses her hope that her story—and those of other survivors—might call the world's attention to the plight of "all people who have suffered, all people who have been victims of hatred and discrimination."