Illinois Holocaust Museum

December 28, 2017

Survivors As Holograms At The Illinois Holocaust Museum; Recapping The Total Solar Eclipse

On this encore edition of The 21st: The Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie opened its doors to the 'Take A Stand Center' in October. The new exhibition includes 3D technology that shares the stories of brave survivors like Fritzie Fritzshall as holograms. Plus, we revisit our conversation with astronomer Phil Plait on the total solar eclipse this past summer.


Memorial to Yingying Zhang.

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December 27, 2017

Family Of Yingying Zhang Awaits New Year And Trial Of Accused Kidnapper

2018 is the year when the family of Yingying Zhang hopes they will get answers about her disappearance, when her accused kidnapper goes on trial. For the accused, Brendt Christensen, it is the chance to get his day in court. Christensen's federal trial on the charge of kidnapping resulting in death is scheduled to begin February 27, 2018.


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