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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum celebrates 20th anniversary

Today marks the 20-year anniversary of the opening of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Called "a living memorial to the Holocaust," and hailed as groundbreaking, its unsparing narrative--populated with artifacts, oral and video histories, and conversations with survivors --has attracted nearly 35 million visitors. Two days of formal anniversary observances kick off next week with a National Tribute Dinner April 28 and a National Tribute to Holocaust Survivors and World War II Veterans April 29 featuring former President Bill Clinton, and Founding Chairman Elie Wiesel.

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