Since its first year in 1993, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has attracted more than 15 millino visitors, sometimes at the rate of 10,000 a day, each of whom has walked away with an indelible impression of awe in the face of the unimaginable. This lively, honest, behind-the-scenes account details the emotionally complex fifteen-year struggle surrounding the museum's birth.
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"Well-written and exciting....A riveting story that does not sensationalize or take sides in the many controversies." - The Philadelphia Inquirer "A masterpiece. It mesmerizes the reader." - Deborah Lipstadt, author of Denying the Holocaust "A brilliant book, incisive and clear... reveals the tensions, plunges, and surges that led to this bold museum and the preservation behind its walls of one of the most painful memories of modern history." - Raul Hilberg, author of The Destruction of the European JewsAbout the Author:
Edward T. Linenthal is professor of religious studies at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh. He is the author of The Unfinished Bombing: Oklahoma City in American Memory and Sacred Ground: Americans and their Battlefields.
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