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Quoted: Tom Brokaw on the IRC's origins
November 8, 2011 by The IRC
|Tom Brokaw with children at an IRC youth center in Rwanda in 2007 Photo: Emily Holland/IRC|
"The International Rescue Committee was started originally by Einstein and others during the '30s to help Jewish refugees get to this country. It's kind of the gold standard for refugee assistance and (for) getting people out of their countries and into camps nearby and then getting a lot of them into this country and helping them get through the difficult times. . . ."