Join Holocaust survivors for live First Person conversations as they share their experiences in their own words. In its 22nd season, this signature program features an hour-long discussion with a survivor and journalist Bill Benson and includes questions from the audience.

Watch the 2021 First Person series on YouTube Live once a month on a Wednesday at 1 p.m. ET. Upcoming dates will be listed below throughout the year.

2021 First Person Teacher Resources

Additional Survivor Testimonies

  • Watch recordings of previous years’ First Person programs on the Museum’s YouTube channel.
  • Watch testimonies from Holocaust survivors in the Museum’s Collection.
  • Read pieces from Echoes of Memory written by survivors who volunteer at the Museum.

This year’s season of First Person is made possible by generous support from the Louis Franklin Smith Foundation with additional funding from the Arlene and Daniel Fisher Foundation.

Upcoming First Person Conversations