April 3, 1997
Nobel Prize Winner and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel visited Hamilton in 1997 as the third speaker in the Great Names series. When Mr. Wiesel was 15, he and his family were deported to Auschwitz, where his mother and sister died. He and his father were later transported to Buchenwald, where his father also died. Elie Wiesel is the author of more than 35 books and has received numerous awards.