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1946 An American Who Came Home What a wonderful miracle it would be if tomorrow morning every American would wake up with a more vibrant realization of what it means to be an American in the Atomic Age. from an article by GREGOR ZIEMER Figure GREGOR ZIEMER Educational Director, Town Hall, New York Educator, Foreign Correspondent, Radio Commentator, World Traveler, Lecturer; Author of Education for Death which was made into the motion pictures Hitler's Children and Education for Death. REDPATH BUREAU 24 WEST 45th STREET NEW YORK 19, N. Y. ROXANNA WELLS LECTURE BUREAU, 342 Madison Avenue, New York 17, N. Y. Telephone V Anderbill 6-4513 GREGOR ZIEMER Educational Director, Town Hall, New York, Author, Educator, Foreign Correspondent, Radio Commentator, World Traveler, Lecturer GREGOR ZIEMER has talked to people in 42 different countries. He has been an educator on three continents. As Headmaster of the American Colony School in Berlin, and correspondent for the New York Herald Tribune and the London Daily Mail he watched Europe prepare for war. DURING WORLD WAR II he helped defeat the Nazis in active combat with Combat Command B of the Fourth Armored, which bestowed on him a special citation for his work. HIS BOOKS AND ARTICLES stirred Americans before and during the war. Now he devotes his time and energy to making Americans aware of their own greatness and responsibilities. He warns them that Great Times demand Great Souls. HE OFFERS: 1 America Leads—Like It or Not. As never before the eyes of the world are on us. 2 Watch the Peace with Germany. Germany is still a danger spot in Europe. 3 Searchlight on Europe. What does Europe think of us? 4 Modern Youth Faces Tomorrow. The future offers youth a challenge and an opportunity. 5 Education in One World. Our educational system is too provincial. 6 The Crusade of Our Decade. This is a time for greatness. 7 Should Hitler's Children Live? Watch the Youth of Germany. 8 The Re-Education of Germany. Out of Germany may arise new dangers. About DR. ZIEMER AUTHOR: Two Thousand and Ten Days of Hitler,Education for Death, made into two motion pictures, translated into 12 languages. CONTRIBUTOR: Reader's Digest, Town and Country, Collier's, Mademoiselle, Liberty, American Mercury, Look, Public Opinion Quarterly; Numerous Newspapers. RADIO SPEAKER: Over 1,000 successive radio programs on WLW. Appeared as Moderator and Speaker on America's Town Meeting. Substituted for H. V. Kaltenborn on N.B.C. Broadcast over B.B.C., Radio Luxembourg, C.B.S. and 25 other stations. LECTURER: Lectured at Town Hall, N. Y., and most important platforms from coast to coast. Series of 75 lectures in England, numberless lectures across Europe and Orient. WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA: Ziemer, Gregor (Ze'mer) educator, author; b. Columbia, Mich., May 24, 1899; s. Rev. Robert and Adell Von Rohr (Grabau) Z.B.A., U. of Ill.; M.A., U. of Minn.; Ph.D. U. of Berlin; m. Edna E. Wilson, May 29, 1926; 1 daughter, Patsy. Mem. staff Park Region Junior Coll., head journalism dept.; supervisor of schls. Philippine Islands, 1926-28; founder, Am. Colony Sch., Berlin, 1928; Berlin corr., New York Herald, London Daily Mail, Chicago Tribune; lecturer, radio news-caster, (WLW, Cincinnati) in U. S. since Berlin Sch. closed by war; joined spl. war agency, June 1944, overseas with SHAEF served as lt. colonel 4th Armored Div. 3rd Army, 1945; mil. govt. work in Bavaria with SHAEF to help organize newspapers in Germany. Mem. American Legion, Overseas Press Club, Arna (Association Radio News Analysts), Cuvier Press Club, Tau kappa Alpha, Kappa Delta Pi, Beta Sigma Psi. Author: (with daughter Patsy) Two Thousand and Ten Days of Hitler; Education for Death: The Making of a Nazi, 1941. Should Hitler's Children Live, 1946. (Motion Pictures) Hitler's Children; Education for Death. Contbr. to mags. Lecturer on Re-education of Germany. Address: London Terrace, 470 W. 24th. New York. Now Educational Director of Town Hall, N. Y.
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