Guests attending the opening event include Bill Clinton and Elie Wiesel.
One of the museum's perspectives is to affect the world today by working to stop other genocides (Armenia, Ukraine, Cambodia, Balkans, Rwanda, Darfur...).
Illinois Holocaust Museum (www.ilholocaustmuseum.org).
"Holocaust museum to open Sunday in Skokie" ABC 7 News (April 17, 2009).
Lisa Black, "Holocaust museum: Sunday's opening in Skokie to have powerful message of hope amid the horrors," Chicago Tribune (April 16, 2009).