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The Family Doctor

A New Play by Steven Lehrer

Dr. Eduard Bloch, a Jewish poor peopleís doctor in Linz, Austria, cares for Adolf Hitlerís mother, Klara Hitler, as she dies a painful death from breast cancer in 1907. Three decades later, after he has annexed Austria to the German Reich, Hitler protects Bloch, and allows him to emigrate in 1940. But first, Bloch must turn over Klara Hitlerís medical record and two post cards Hitler sent him in 1907 and 1908. Blochís reluctance to comply almost costs him his life.

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