PBS NewsHour

Restoring hope by repairing violins of the Holocaust

Clip: Season 2016 | 7m 6s

At a music shop in Israel, a violinmaker has been collecting stringed instruments once owned by inmates of Nazi concentration camps. Largely silent for seven decades, they now speak for horrors of the Holocaust as part of a project called "The Violins of Hope." Special correspondent David C. Barnett from WVIZ/PBS ideastream reports from Cleveland on a series of concerts and exhibits they inspired.

Aired: 02/12/16

Rating: NR

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