April 19 , 2013: commissioned and published linoleum cut illustration for the New York Times, Opinion page “The Jewish Hero History Forgot” by Marci Shore.

“The only way out was the sewers,” as Edelman testified at Stroop’s 1951 trial. Edelman had led the last surviving ghetto fighters to freedom through water that reeked of feces and methane. They were trapped underground for days and some suffocated to death.”

New York Times’ Opinion page

The New York Times newspaper page. Op-Ed April 19, 2013

New York Times Website post

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 Creating the original linoleum prints:  drawing, cutting and printing process

linoleun cutting in progress Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Remerciement = Acknowledgment

Mireille Vautier and Serge Block for their generous use of their printing press and studio facilities and all my supportive Parisian friends without whom this project will not have possibly come to live…

Texts © copyright The New York Times. Drawings linoleum cuts, photographs and texts © copyright Raymond Verdaguer, 2013.

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