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Debate Continues Over Bid to Name D.C. Street After Holocaust Figure

The D.C. Council heard testimony Tuesday about a request to name a Washington street intersection after a Bulgarian legislator credited with helping save the country’s Jewish population during the Holocaust.

05/28/2013

(Credit: Council of the District of Columbia)

DC Council to Weigh Street Naming Request That Has Stirred Holocaust Debate

A request by the Bulgarian Embassy to name a Washington intersection after a favorite native son — a man credited with helping save the country’s Jewish population from deportation — has gotten tangled up in a broader debate about whether the nation is accurately accounting for the actions of its leaders during the Holocaust.

05/07/2013