The National: Holocaust survivors in Canada want Carl Lutz honoured


CBC Television's flagship news program, The National, aired an in-depth feature and accompanying radio and online stories about Charlotte Schallié's research on the late Swiss diplomat Carl Lutz.

Schallié, an associate professor in the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies, co-edited the book Under Swiss Protection, with Lutz's step-daughter, Agnes Hirschi.

Watch a video of The National's story or read an in-depth online story called "Swiss diplomat used legal ruse to save tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews."

The story also aired on CBC Radio's The World at Six on June 4.