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March 28, 2017
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Time:
7 p.m.

Location:
US Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
Washington, DC 20024

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Never Forget:
The Power Behind Institutions of Memory
Public Program
View from a glass bridge in the Permanent Exhibition. <i>US Holocaust Memorial Museum</i>; One of two square reflecting pools built where the World Trade Center towers once stood. <i>National September 11 Memorial & Museum</i>
View from a glass bridge in the Permanent Exhibition. US Holocaust Memorial Museum; One of two square reflecting pools built where the World Trade Center towers once stood. National September 11 Memorial & Museum

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the National September 11 Memorial & Museum commemorate vastly different events, but both place memory at the center of their missions. Join us as the Museum directors discuss the creation, location, and design of these living memorials and their impact. 

Speakers
Sara J. Bloomfield, Director, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Alice M. Greenwald, President & CEO, National September 11 Memorial & Museum

Moderator
Scott Simon, Host, Weekend Edition Saturday, National Public Radio

Watch online
Stream the program live at ushmm.org/watch. Registration is not required to watch the live-streamed event.

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