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Wallenberg Presentation Covered in FLT

The talk on Raoul Wallenberg, given April 25 by Hobart College seniors William Ferris and Jonathan Widmark, was the subject of an article in the April 27 Finger Lakes Times. Titled “Students Present Wallenberg Report,” the article described the students' multimedia presentation on the Swedish diplomat who saved the lives of up to 100,000 Hungarian Jews during World War II, before his own life ended under mysterious circumstances. The two students spoke of Wallenberg as a hero, with Ferris recounting the story of Wallenberg's actions when the Nazis began deporting Jews to concentration camps. Widmark said his interest in the subject was sparked by something he read during freshman year. He sought out religious studies professor Michael Dobkowski, and, after telling others, his friend Ferris became interested.