The Thin Line of Freedom: National Victims of Communism Day with Joshua Philipp

Nov. 7 is National Victims of Communism Day, but with no trials ever held for the crimes of communism, do we really know who the victims are?

Since National Victims of Communism Day was declared in 2017 under former President Donald Trump, more Americans have come to recognize the crimes committed by communist regimes, but have we done enough to avoid these crimes being repeated?

 

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In a still image from a video released by NTD, host Kay Rubacek describes her excitement to see and touch a piece of the real Berlin Wall after learning that pieces of it are on display in public places in New York City on Oct. 12, 2021. (Oliver Trey/NTD)

 

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In a still image from a video released by NTD, host Kay Rubacek ponders the role of the Berlin Wall while looking at a piece of it on public display in New York City on Oct. 12, 2021. (Oliver Trey/NTD)

 

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Thierry Noir, the artist who first started painting the Berlin Wall as a form of protest during the time of communist occupation in East Germany, gestures to a section of the wall in Germany, in a video released by Reuters on Aug. 12, 2021. (Thierry Noir/Reuters)

 

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Parts of the original Berlin Wall still stand in Germany as a reminder of the division it formed between communism and freedom, in a video released by Reuters on Aug. 12, 2021. (Thierry Noir/Reuters)

 

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In a still image from a video released by NTD, Joshua Philipp, journalist and host of Crossroads on The Epoch Times, and NTD host Kay Rubacek discuss communism today next to a piece of the Berlin Wall on display in New York City on Oct. 12, 2021. (Oliver Trey/NTD)

 

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In a still image from a video released by NTD, Joshua Philipp, senior investigative journalist and TV host, talks about the importance of telling the stories of victims of communism with NTD host Kay Rubacek in New York City on Oct. 12, 2021. (Oliver Trey/NTD)

 

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In a still image from a video released by NTD, host Kay Rubacek, contemplates her own family’s history of escaping communism from over three generations and from three countries in New York City on Oct. 12, 2021. (Oliver Trey/NTD)