In a unique, intensely moving memoir, journalist Erin Einhorn pursues the story of a lifetime: to find the family in Poland who saved her mother from the Holocaust. But instead of a joyful reunion, Einhorn finds herself at bitter crossroads of memory and truth.
Erin Einhorn is a reporter for the New York Daily News, where she's covered New York City's government and the nation's largest public school system. A contributor to Chicago Public Radio's This American Life, Einhorn and her story were the basis for one of the show's most popular episodes.
Recorded Thursday, February 12, 2009 at Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies.