Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Paul Molnar - July 24, 2002

Importance of Telling

Well, you think it's important to tell the story.

I think it's very important for uh, number one is because uh, it's important for me today, today it's very important for me that I speak, so it's good for me. You know, it makes me feel good that I do it. And secondly it's very important for the world because uh, we're the last survivors. After us, there's nothing but videos or audios. There's no more. And a lot of the survivors are getting to be too old to speak or they're dead. So if I don't do it, who will? And look, I'm not saying that the Holocaust is going to happen again to you-to the Jews. I'm not pessimistic like that. I don't believe it would ever happen in America. It's a different world. But it's certainly happening around the world. Genocide happens, while it's not the same as the Holocaust. But it's pretty bad and I feel that you have to talk to young people because they're our future. And I want 'em to know that these Holocaust deniers, who are going to be even more and more after we're gone, they're not going to get away with it because I hope that enough kids will know that it happened.


And they will have interviews and so on, so they'll have materials.

Thank you.

You're more than welcome.

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