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  • Museum Volunteer: “It made me really sick”

    June 10, 2009 | 7:02 pm

    It is precisely for people like alleged gunman James von Brunn that the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum exists, says a local Holocaust survivor who was at the museum on Wednesday.

    “What we are trying to do is abolish hate,” said Regina Spiegel, 83, who volunteers at the donors desk...

  • Details on White Supremacist Suspect [VIDEO]

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    June 10, 2009 | 4:24 pm

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    More details are emerging about 88-year-old James W. Von Brunn, who allegedly opened fire Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. wounding a security guard before being shot in return fire. Brunn is a well-known figure in the...

  • Museum of Tolerance Reacts to Holocaust Shooting

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    June 10, 2009 | 3:56 pm

    Within minutes of the shooting at the Holocaust museum in Washington, D.C., the Los Angeles Police Department contacted the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles, regarding its Museum of Tolerance, as well as other L.A.  community organizations, according to Wiesenthal Associate...