Since the Museum opened its doors 25 years ago, globalization and the digital revolution have transformed our lives. Although the world constantly changes, human nature never does.
For its inaugural Global Issues Forum, the Museum gathered some of the brightest minds to explore what Holocaust history teaches about the vulnerabilities that shape our choices and the agency we have as individuals. Watch forum highlights.
Explore the history, psychology and science of extremism that fueled the Nazi regime and drives movements today.
Neuroscientist, Cal Tech
Holocaust Survivor and Social Cognitive Psychologist, University of Maryland
Author and Historian, US Holocaust Museum
Examine how hateful ideologies spread and the power of individuals to use their voice to create change, as demonstrated by two young men who forged an unlikely friendship.
Former White Supremacist
Peabody Award Winning Host, Public Radio's On Being
The Nazi regime used radio to spread propaganda and indoctrinate followers. Discover the pivotal role that technology plays today in helping extremist ideology take root and in countering hate.
Executive Director, Over Zero
Former Islamist and Founder, Quilliam
Co-Founder, Moonshot CVE
Senior Editor at Large, Fortune