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Speaking of Human RightsElie Wiesel’s speech The Perils of Indifference about his experience as asmall boy during the Holocaust and Susan B. Anthony’s speech On Women’sRight’s to Vote is about her experience when she voted even though it wasnot legal for women at the time. They both spoke of situation’s that showindifference towards people. The speeches are alike in that they are abouthow the 2 speakers went through experiences that were horrible anddiscriminatory because of who they were.Elie Wiesel who was gave a speech in front of The President of the UnitedStates Bill Clinton, his wife Hillary and members of Congress is a holocaustsurvivor and has since become a human rights activist. He begins by tellingthe story of when he was a young boy 54 years ago in 1946 how he wasfreed by American Soldiers and he will always grateful for the rage andcompassion he saw on their faces. He then goes on the speak aboutindifference and how it can be tempting because it is much easier to look

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