Richard D. Breitman, Professor, Ph.D., Harvard, 1975. Modern Germany, Europe since 1914, European social and political history. Author of five books, including German Socialism and Weimar Democracy; Breaking the Silence; American Refugee Policy and European Jewry, 1933-1945 (with Alan Kraut); The Architect of Genocide: Himmler and The Final Solution; and Official Secrets: What the Nazis Planned, What the British and Americans Knew. He works with the U.S. Holocaust Museum as editor-in-chief of Holocaust and Genocide Studies and is currently Director of Historical Research for the federal government agency called Nazi War Criminal Records Interagency Working Group.