President Obama, Elie Wiesel, Angela Merkel

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT007408" title="Barack Obama" href="/topic/politics/government/barack-obama-PEPLT007408.topic">President Obama</a> tours the onetime Nazi concentration camp at Buchenwald, Germany, with a former prisoner there, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEHST002109" title="Elie Wiesel" href="/topic/arts-culture/elie-wiesel-PEHST002109.topic">Elie Wiesel</a>, second from left, and German Chancellor <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT007499" title="Angela Merkel" href="/topic/politics/government/angela-merkel-PEPLT007499.topic">Angela Merkel</a>. Obama’s great uncle played a role in the camp’s liberation.

( Gerald Herbert / Associated Press / June 5, 2009 )

President Obama tours the onetime Nazi concentration camp at Buchenwald, Germany, with a former prisoner there, Elie Wiesel, second from left, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Obama’s great uncle played a role in the camp’s liberation.

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