https://www.amightygirl.com/blog?p=19179"Laws change. Conscience doesn't." — Sophie SchollWhen Sophie Scholl was born to a German family in Forchtenberg on May 9, 1921, nobody could have expected that she would give her life at age 21 for her anti-Nazi resistance work. Scholl was a key member of the White Rose, a student resistance group in Munich, and remains one of Germany's great dissenting heroes of the World War II. Despite that, few people outside of Germany know of her name or of the courage that allowed her to face death rather than give up her belief in what was right.
Last week I attended a celebration (online) of Sophie Scholl's 100th birthday hosted by the Goethe-Zentrum-Atlanta.I think that, among the members of the White Rose, she is especially remembered because of her defiant speech at her trial. There is a film about this: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0426578/.One member of the White Rose is still alive, at age 102, in (I think) South Carolina. The German consul general in Atlanta described presenting an award from the German government to her two years ago.
Lynne Cheney should be in the White Rose.
Sorry should have said Liz Cheney.😊
Cheney should be in the White Rose. I'm sure President Biden would be happy to have her visit for a discussion.
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