AHEAD OF TIME
Thursday, Feb.10 at 7:15pm
Members $9 Public $13
In Person: RUTH GRUBER, Foreign Correspondant
Here is a unique opportunity to meet one of the twentieth century's leading foreign correspondents, the
trailblazing Ruth Gruber, who will turn 99 this year. Following the screening, Gruber will answer audience
questions and sign copies of two of her landmark booksExodus 1947: The Ship That Launched A Nation,
illustrated with more than 100 of her own photographs.
Witness: One of the Greatest Correspondents of the Twentieth Century as she tells her Story.
Gruber's extraordinary autobiography; "Ahead of Time", interweaves verite scenes with never-before-seen archival footage to tell the remarkable journey
of Ruth Gruber. The first journalist to enter the Soviet Arctic in 1935, Ruth also explored Alaska as a member
of the Roosevelt administration in 1942, escorted Holocaust refugees to America in 1944, and covered the Nuremberg trials in 1946. Her
relationships with world leaders including Eleanor Roosevelt, President Harry Truman, and David Ben Gurion gave her unique access and insight into the modern history of the Jewish people. Gruber. She has written 19 books and received numerous awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Overseas Press Club.
USA, 2009, 73 min. Ms. Gruber will be interviewed by Dr. Jud Newborn, CAC Special Projects Coordinator & author, Sophie Scholl and the White Rose.
Cinema Arts Centre
423 Park Avenue
Huntington, NY 11743
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