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March 14, 2011

From War Crimes to Court

The International Court of Justice has started an investigation of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi for his actions in Libya. The very idea of holding leaders accountable came after the rise and fall of Adolf Hitler. Thomas Buergenthal has a unique perspective on trying leaders for war crimes. He was a judge in the International Court, and when he was a young boy, he was a victim of Holocaust atrocities. 

Also in this episode, Harry Bernstein wrote his first memoir at age 97. He's now 100. The Story producer Cori Princell brought some recording equipment to New York and found out how Harry is still writing - with the help of his daughter, Adraenne Bowe.

Plus, Sue Perna began looking after her aunt when Mary was 98. Dick spoke with Sue and Mary a couple of years ago, when Mary was 105. And today? She celebrated her 107th birthday recently and is still going strong.

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