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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum "is America's national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history, and serves as this country's memorial to the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust...

"Chartered by a unanimous Act of Congress in 1980 and located adjacent to the National Mall in Washington, DC, the Museum strives to broaden public understanding of the history of the Holocaust through multifaceted programs: exhibitions; research and publication; collecting and preserving material evidence, art and artifacts related to the Holocaust; annual Holocaust commemorations known as Days of Remembrance; distribution of education materials and teacher resources; and a variety of public programming designed to enhance understanding of the Holocaust and related issues, including those of contemporary significance." [1]

Contact Information and Website


State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda

In November, 2008, the Holocaust Museum will open State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda, a special exhibition examining state propaganda and the role of Nazi propaganda in the rise and fall of the Third Reich and inciting genocide. The exhibit will run for more than two years and then become a traveling exhibit.

On June 20, 2008, the Holocaust Museum invited a group of journalists to participate in a roundtable examining "Journalists Under the Third Reich" to discuss and promote the exhibit. Ann Millin of the Holocaust Museum led and moderated the roundtable Journalists participating were:

Executives

Accessed October 2007: [2]

Committee on Conscience

Accessed October 2007: [3]

Contact

Web: http://www.ushmm.org/

Resources and articles

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References

  1. Mission Statement, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, accessed October 2, 2007.
  2. Executive Biographies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, accessed October 2, 2007.
  3. Committee on Conscience, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, accessed October 2, 2007.