November 10, 2014

In Photos: Ben Ferencz, ’43, Receives HLS Medal of Freedom

Posted by Cara Solomon

BensmilesThe great Ben Ferencz, ’43, received Harvard Law School’s highest honor on Friday: the Medal of Freedom.

Humble, hilarious, and altogether inspiring, Ben became Chief Prosecutor in the Einsatzgruppen case at the Nuremberg Tribunal at the age of 27- and has been a tireless advocate for peace ever since.

After his talk, titled “Law not War,” students surrounded Ben with requests to pose for pictures. He greeted one student this way: “Where you from? Want to help me save the world?”

 

Read more about Ben, and download his free books, at his website.

 

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