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CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Honored At Los Angeles Museum Of The Holocaust’s ‘Preserve The Legacy, Shape The Future’ Gala’

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust Executive Director Beth Kean, CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer and TV personality and author Melissa Rivers at the museum’s annual gala. Photo by Gina Cholick

Posted Thursday, November 9, 2017 – 6:45 PM

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By Steve Simmons

Wolf Blitzer, CNN lead political anchor and host of The Situation Room was honored by Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust at its annual gala, “Preserve the Legacy, Shape the Future,” last Sunday at The Beverly Wilshire.  

Blitzer was born in Germany to Holocaust survivors Cesia and David Blitzer. In 2014, when he participated in CNN’s Roots program, he learned during a visit to Yad Vashem that his paternal grandparents died in Auschwitz-Birkenau. In 2015, he hosted the CNN documentary Voices Of Auschwitz, which profiled four survivors.  

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