Library of Nazi-banned Books to Get Original Einstein Tome
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Library of Nazi-banned Books to Get Original Einstein Tome

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Professor Albert Einstein will present an original manuscript for inclusion in the library of Nazi-banned books at a dinner tendered to Heinz Liepmann, author of “Murder — Made in Germany,” which will take place at the Brooklyn Jewish Center Saturday evening.

The occasion will be used to inaugurate the library and will be attended by a galaxy of notables. Among those who will participate are Dr. Stephen S. Wise, Dr. Samuel Margoshes, Dr. Will Durant, Edwin Markham, Dr. Israel H. Levinthal, rabbi of the Jewish Center, and Dr. S. Parkes Cadman.

The Center, which will be the temporary home of the library, already has some 300 copies of books which were publicly burned by the Nazis on May 10, 1933, and which will form the library’s nucleus. Among the authors who will be included are Sholom Asch, Heinrich Heine, Maxim Gorki, Jacob Wasserman, Arthur Schnizler, Sigmund Freud, Emil Ludwig, Leon Feuchtwanger, Karl Marx, Ferdinand Lasalle, Ludwig Lewisohn, Albert Einstein, Stephan Zweig, Baruch Spinoza and Thomas Mann.

The advisory committee of the American Library includes Professor Harry Elmer Barnes, Theodore Dreiser, Upton Sinclair, Oswald Garrison Villard, Lilliam Wald, Professor Horace M. Kallen, Jacob Fishman, Peter Wiernik, Dr. Samuel Margoshes, Dr. I. H. Levinthal and Dr. Stephen S. Wise.

The committee in charge of the banquet consists of Louis J. Gribetz, chairman; David Shapiro, treasurer, and Joseph Goldberg, secretary. Mr. Shapiro will be host to Professor Einstein on the day of the dinner.

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