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BN ID: 2940013026124
Publication date: 02/07/2007
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 409
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Carl Steinhouse, a retired lawyer, had been a federal prosecutor for the United States Department of Justice for 15 years, including three years in New York, four years in Hawaii, and eight years in Cleveland as Great Lakes regional director for the Antitrust Division. He then entered into private practice as a partner in a large Midwest law firm, specializing in class actions, white-collar crime, RICO civil and criminal trials, gramd juries, and criminal and civil antitrust investigations and trials. In the early fifties, he served as an intelligence analyst in the U.S. Army Counterintelligence Corps, with a tour of duty overseas during the Korean War.
Mr. Steinhouse was Vice Chairman of the Antitrust Law Section of the American Bar Association, on the editorial boards of the Bureau of National Affairs’ (BNA) RICO REPORTER (which reports on and analyzes recent RICO court decisions) and the BNA’s ANTITRUST REPORTS (which does the same for antitrust criminal and civil court decisions). He also wrote and edited books on grand jury practice, criminal trial practice, criminal jury instructions and model criminal jury instructions, among other topics.
At the time of the crisis for Soviet Jewry, he was active on an international level for the National Conference on Soviet Jewry, making several trips to Jerusalem and Helsinki on fact-finding missions and to the Soviet Union to aid Refusniks (those Jews the Soviets refused to let emigrate). He was a board member of the Cleveland Anti-Defamation League until 1999 and formerly on ADL’s National Legal Affairs and National Fact Finding Committees. Mr. Steinhouse, who had family in German-occupied territory during World War II, and had been personally affected by the Holocaust, became interested in research on the rescuers of Jews, sparked first by a visit to Budapest where he spoke with Holocaust survivors who related stories of how they were saved by the brave and fantastic actions of Raoul Wallenberg in an adventure rivaling those in the imagination of any fiction writer. This resulted in six published books on heroes of the Holocaust in his Holocaust series: "Wallenberg is Here!", "Righteous&Courageous", "Improbable Heroes", "Barred", "Wily Fox", and "We Shall Be called Israel". The books received rave reviews from Holocaust scholars and authors.

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