“For blending history and humanity in telling how two women became linked – one, the granddaughter of a brutal Nazi officer, the other the granddaughter of a Holocaust survivor. In a field of excellent entries, this one still clearly stood out. The narrative, video, audio and photos show how one generation influences the next, and the remarkable ways that people go about making themselves whole.”
— Associated Press Media Editor's Award for Excellence and Innovation in Storytelling

WBUR, Boston's NPR station, produced Beyond Sides of History, an award-winning multimedia series that includes podcasts, articles, photographs and video to tell the story of Rachael's work in context of her friendship with fellow journalist and granddaughter of a prominent SS-officer, Julie Lindahl. It was produced by Frannie Carr Toth & Erika Lantz of Kind World & Cognoscenti.

Suggested Listening : Kind World - Refuge (episode #49) & The Bridge (Episode #50)

Suggested Watching : Beyond Sides of History  (the video, posted by NPR, went viral, accumulating over 700,000 views in just four days).

An adaptation of this piece was also aired by NPR's All Things Considered and Here & Now : How An Oral History Revealed A Family Secret and Sparked a Friendship. 


2018, The Justice : Women Grapple With Families’ Holocaust Legacies

2017, PRI's The World : Why Telling My Grandmother's Story Helped Me Better Understand Today's Refugees

2015, Næstved-Bladet (Denmark) / in print