Lies That Matter by Allan Gerson
A Federal Prosecutor and Child of Holocaust Survivors, Tasked with Stripping US Citizenship from Aged Nazi Collaborators, Finds Himself Caught in the Middle
As the son of Holocaust survivors, federal prosecutor Allan Gerson thought his professional assignment to investigate and deport those who persecuted his family and others like them would make his parents proud. But their reaction was not what he expected. This is his memoir of the experience—and the complex emotions and questions it provoked.
Year first published: 2021