Thursday, November 30, 2006

signed by the artist

What do you mean: My name or my number?

What Dina Gottliebova Babbitt asked Josef Mengele when he asked her if she intended to sign the watercolors that she had painted -- under his orders -- of her fellow prisoners at Auschwitz. As reported this evening on National Public Radio.

Babbit has petitioned the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum for their return. This is their statement.

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