Preserving Memory: The Struggle to Create America’s Holocaust Museum
Title: Preserving Memory: The Struggle to Create America’s Holocaust Museum
Author: Linenthal, Edward T.
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Call No.: D804.175 .W375 2001
From the Publisher:
Since its first year in 1993, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has attracted more than 15 million 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.
About 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.
On the Web: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum