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Aug. 30, 2023: Pearl Harbor relic now in Colorado; A Holocaust survivor’s story

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46min 55sec
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Rick Crandall places a folded flag onto a piece of the USS Arizona, after it arrived here at its new home at Aurora’s Colorado Freedom Memorial. Aug. 29, 2023.

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A relic from the attack on Pearl Harbor has arrived in Colorado, its new permanent home. The piece of metal comes from the USS Arizona, the final resting place for 32 Colorado sailors. Then, an encore presentation of our interview with Oscar "Osi" Sladek, who survived the Holocaust and found success as a folk musician.