In the Hall of Remembrance at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, visitors can light candles in memory of the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis and their collaborators during World War II.
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April 29, 2013 On the museum's 20th anniversary, a Nobel laureate and a former president say coming generations must preserve the Holocaust's awful history. We all needed to be reminded, Clinton said, that "no matter how smart a people are, if you have a head without a heart, you are not human."
February 23, 2011 Most tourists, who come in buses to the former Nazi prison camp for the day, may not notice the people living in the surrounding towns.
June 12, 2009 It happens every time there's a major shooting: the killer gets more attention than the victims. The story of Wednesday's fatal killing at the Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC was no different on NPR. The 88-year-old man charged with the murde...
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