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Engels is a Brooklyn based artist originally from Haiti who is the subject of the soon to be released documentary film, "Someway, Somehow." A Swedish artist recently painted a portrait of Engel which last month was featured at the National Portrait Museum in London, England. www.engelstheartist.com

Tom Newmark is the chairman of the Greenpeace Fund USA. He also serves on the Board of the American Botanical Council. Mr. Newmark is currently sponsoring the Tropical Farming Systems Trial in Costa Rica.

U.S. Senator Bernard Sanders of Vermont. Senator Sanders is considering running for President in 2016. The interview will be followed with a discussion with Dennis Raimondi and James Moore.

Eli Lieb is singer song writer and an internet sensation. He has over 24 million visits to his postings on youtube. Eli recently was a featured performer at the 2014 GLADD AWARDS in San Francisco. 

Dr. Don Ingwerson was appointed to the Christian Science Committee on Publication for Southern California in August 2006. In this capacity, Dr. Ingwerson oversees all media and legislative relations on behalf of the Christian Science Church.

Mr. Philip Goldberg is an author and public speaker. His latest book is titled American Veda, From Emerson and the Beatles to Yoga and Meditation, How Indian Spirituality Changed the West.

Radanath Swami is a monk in the Krishna-bhakti lineage. He has been instrumental in founding the Bhaktivedanta Hospital in Mumbai, India, and is the author of the book, Journey Home, a memoir of his search for spiritual truth. 

Engel is a Brooklyn based artist originally from Haiti who is the subject of the soon to be released documentary film, "Someway, Somehow." A Swedish artist recently painted a portrait of Engel which last month was featured at the National Portrait Museum in London, England. http://engelstheartist.com

Dr. Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee is a Sufi Teacher, author, and lecturer. He has lectured worldwide and been a guest on many TV and radio talk shows including the Oprah Winfrey Show.

Swami Tyagananda is a Hindu monk of the Ramakrishna Order. He is currently the head of the Vedanta Society in Boston and the Hindu Chaplain for Harvard and MIT.

Brent Roske is an Emmy nominated writer, producer, and director. He is currently putting on an original play, Lincoln's Last Interview which will be performed in the Capital Building in Des Moines on August 23. Mr Roske is also working on a film called "Chasing the Hill" starring Richard Schiff and Robin Weigert.

Engel is a Brooklyn based artist originally from Haiti who is the subject of the soon to be released documentary, "Someway, Somehow." A Swedish artist recently painted a portrait of Engel which last month was featured at the National Portrait Museum in London, England.  http://vimeo.com/30752622

Speaking Freely continues its series on Survivors of the Holocaust, being done in collaboration with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC.

Estelle Laughlin discusses the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, when German forces, intending to liquidate the ghetto on April 19, 1943, were stunned by an armed uprising from Jewish fighters.

Andrew HollingerDirector of Communications at the United States Holocaust Museum, discusses the museum's founding and its mission.

Speaking Freely continues its series on survivors of the holocaust, being done in collaboration with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC.

Marcel Drimer was born in Drohobycz, Poland, a small town now part of the Ukraine. In 1943, a Ukrainian family hid Marcel and his family until Poland was liberated by the Soviet army.

Jacqueline Mendel Birn tells of how her family with the help of two members of the French underground were able to escape from Paris when the Germans took control of the city.

Speaking Freely continues its series on survivors of the holocaust, being done in collaboration with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC.

Julius Menn tells the story of how a Soviet soldier helped his family's escape from Poland to Tel Aviv during the German occupation of Poland.

Steven Fenves was born and raised in Yugoslavia. He is a survivor of Auschwitz. After the war, Mr. Fenves emigrated to the U.S. where he earned a PhD and then went on to have a 42-year academic career at the University of Illinois and later at Carnegie Mellon University.

Speaking Freely is doing a series on survivors of the holocaust. This series is being done in collaboration with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC.  This week's guests are Johanna Newman and Dora Klayman.

Ms. Newman tells of her family's escape from Germany to Albania during the second world war. http://www.ushmm.org/remember/office-of-survivor-affairs/survivor-volunteer/johanna-gerechter-neumann

Ms. Klayman discusses surviving the war in hiding with her brother in Ludbreg, Yugoslavia. http://www.ushmm.org/information/museum-programs-and-calendar/first-person-program/first-person-podcast/theodora-klayman-shelter-in-ludbreg

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