US Holocaust Memorial Museum “remains what it would prefer not to be: pertinent to understanding not only the past but the present”

The Vilest and Noblest Manifestations of Humanity
by George Will
April 26, 2018

As the museum of human nature, aka the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, marks its 25th anniversary, it continues to receive artifacts, such as a letter handwritten on a yellow scrap of paper. It was donated to the museum by Frank Grunwald, 85, who lives in Indianapolis. He was the younger of two Czechoslovakian boys who sit smiling on their mother’s lap in a photograph the museum has. It was taken before this Jewish family was swept into the Nazi murder machinery. Frank, then eleven and known as Misa, is alive because unlike his brother John, then 16, Frank did not limp. READ MORE

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