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New York: Public Affairs, c2003. First Edition. Third Printing. Hardcover. 25 cm, 401 pages, illus., notes, index. Foreword by Elie Wiesel. Inscribed by the author. DJ has slight wear and soiling. The U.S. official who spearheaded the fight to reclaim the stolen and confiscated assets of Holocaust survivors and other victims of World War II tells the inside story of that fight and how it was won. Stuart Eizenstat (born January 15, 1943) is an American diplomat and attorney. He served as the United States Ambassador to the European Union from 1993 to 1996 and as the United States Deputy Secretary of the Treasury from 1999 to 2001. He serves as a partner at the Washington, D.C.-based law firm Covington & Burling and as a senior strategist at APCO Worldwide. From 1977 to 1981, he was President Jimmy Carter’s Chief Domestic Policy Adviser, and Executive Director of the White House Domestic Policy Staff. In 1983, he wrote for Quarante magazine an article entitled, "The Quiet Revolution." He was the first to describe the "feminization of poverty." He was President Bill Clinton's Deputy Secretary of the Treasury (1999–2001), Under Secretary of State for Economic, Business, and Agricultural Affairs (1997–1999), and also served as the Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade at the International Trade Administration (ITA) from 1996 to 1997. In 1998, he organized the Washington Conference on Holocaust Era Assets, resulting in the Washington Principles on Nazi-Confiscated Art.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Presumed First English Language Edition. First printing [stated]. Hardcover. x, 274,  pages. Maps. Illustrations. Occasional footnotes. Signed on half-title page. Signature is in English and Hebrew with what is believed to be the word "shalom" in Hebrew. Some rippling at rear end paper (may have gotten wet but no impacts noted elsewhere). Published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Ruth Elias was a Jewish woman who was born Ruth Huppert in Moravian Ostrava on 6 October 1922. After the German annexation of Czechoslovakia, she was sent to the Theresienstadt ghetto and then Auschwitz concentration camp where she survived experimentation by Dr Mengele. She subsequently went to Israel where she wrote a memoir, Triumph of Hope.