Over the past years (2011/2114), the filmmakers conducted a number of video interviews, performed further research for the project, as well as continued fundraising efforts. Interviews have been conducted with the following individuals who all discussed their personal connection to Jan Karski and his legacy.
Washington, DC; US
Zbigniew Brzezinski, former U.S. National Security Advisor, Jan Karski’s friend.
Rabbi Harold White, Georgetown University.
Henryk Grynberg, Writer, Jan Karski’s friend. Additional footage shot at Georgetown University Campus, Jan Karski’s bench, Washington DC.
Kaja Mirecka Ploss, founder of The Jan Karski Institute for Tolerance and Dialogue, a close friend of Karski’s.
Joshua Muravchik, American Enterprise Institute for Pubic Policy Research, student of Jan Karski’s.
Dr. Ken Adelman, diplomat and policy writer, student of Jan Karski’s.
Sir. Martin Gilbert, official biographer of Winston Churchill, World War II scholar.
Tel Aviv and Jerusalem; Israel
Simcha Rotem ‘Kazik’, the last surviving leader of the WarsawGhetto Uprising, a friend of Jan Karski’s.
Dr. Ephraim Zuroff, Director of Simon Wiesenthal Center.
Dr. Meir Rosenne, former Israeli Ambassador to the US.
Dr. Laurence Weinbaum, World Jewish Congress, Jan Karski’s assistant at Georgetown University.
Stanislaw Aronson, Author.
At an earlier stage, two in-depth interviews were conducted with Prof. Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, former Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs and a friend of Karski’s. Ceremonies of the unveiling of a monument to Jan Karski (Jan Karski’s Bench) in front of the Polish Consulate in New York City, as well as in front of the Diaspora Museum in Tel Aviv have been captured on footage. Also captured is the dedication of the Madison Ave and 37 St. corner in NYC as “Jan Karski Corner”.