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May 19, 2013
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Egyptian Kid Journalist Surveys Passers-by's Knowledge of the Holocaust

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Source: The Internet

Following are excerpts from an Egyptian show titled "Anybody Knows?!", which was posted on the Internet on May 19, 2013.

Title: "Anybody Knows?!"

In the studio

Little boy: Welcome to our show. Today, we'll be talking about…

On the street

What is the Holocaust?

Woman: The what?

Little boy: The Holocaust.

Woman: I don't know.

Man: The Holocaust? I've got no idea.

Young man: Give me some options to choose from. In Germany? I've heard about it, but don't know exactly what happened.

Another young man: The what?

Little boy: The Holocaust…

Young man: Holocaust? Can you repeat the question?

Little boy: The Holocaust.

Young man: What Holocaust? I have no idea.

Old woman: I don't know.

Young woman: Why don't you tell me what it is? I told you that I don't know. There's nothing wrong with learning from someone younger than you.

Man: Ah, the Holocaust? You mean Hitler's Holocaust? During the war, he burned [Jews] in crematoria.

Another woman: Hitler captured the Jews and burned and gassed them. He killed many of them. I'm not convinced that this really happened though.

Another man: This is a new term. It's the first time I've heard it in Egypt.

Youth: Either he burned the Jews, or the Jews burned… I don't exactly remember.

Young man: The Holocaust took place during World War II. Hitler rounded up the Jews and put them in things called gas chambers. There are disputes regarding the figures. Some say three million Jews were killed, and others say it was one million. Some question whether it occurred.

In the studio

Little boy: In the Holocaust, lots of people were rounded up and killed.

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