This Day in Jewish History 2000: Col. Klink of 'Hogan's Heroes' Dies

Actor Werner Klemperer was born in Germany to a Jewish father and fled as the Nazis rose to power. That didn't stop him from portraying a comical German commander on the hit TV show 'Hogan's Heroes.'

On December 6, 2000, actor Werner Klemperer died at the age of 80 in New York. The son of the distinguished Jewish-born, German orchestra...