Maine Public: Survey: Younger Mainers Lack Basic Knowledge About The Holocaust

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Shenna Bellows, the executive director of the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine, says that while she was glad to see that a large majority of people felt that it was important to study the Holocaust, the report was a clear sign that more students need to receive education around the state.

“We are glad to see that people think that that’s important,” Bellows says. “But clearly more work needs to be done to expand education around the Holocaust.”

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