Edna St. Vincent Millay's "The Murder of Lidice"
Fri., Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m. 2014
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On June 10th 1942 the Nazis razed the tiny village of Lidice, (Liditz) Czechoslovakia, to the ground; destroyed every structure including their ancient church; killed every man and fifty-two women, drove the surviving women to concentration camps and herded the children into "educational" institutions. This was done in reprisal for the assassination of Reich Protector Reinhard Heydrich. After the war only 170 people returned to Lidice.
Edna St. Vincent Millay's stunning verse play "The Murder of Lidice", is a gut-wrenching response to this heinous crime.