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Pulitzer Prize winning journalist David Cay Johnston is now a distinguished visiting lecturer at Syracuse University, teaching about the ancient history behind tax and property law. He is partnering with WXXI on a bi-weekly series, How Did We Get Here?, to explore the ancient origins of our modern day economy.
Singer-Songwriter Bonnie Abrams is the director of the Jewish Community Federation's Center for Holocaust Awareness and Information, and she is a child of Holocaust survivors. She and her husband, Jonathan Rich, visited the StoryCorps mobile recording booth in July, because they believe it is important to tell the story of how the second generation was influenced by their parents’ experiences.