Michael Berenbaum has served as president of Steven Spielberg's Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation, as deputy director of the President's Commission on the Holocaust, and as project director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. He is the author of A Promise to Remember: The Holocaust in the Words and Voices of Its Survivors (Bulfinch, 2003).
An excellent choice for those who are not well acquainted with the subject or who need a concise synopsis; it will inspire readers to visit the museum and will enhance the experience of those who do. Library Journal Clear and well organized... This beautifully produced book is worth considering for purchase in all libraries. -- Paula Rohrlick Kliatt A comprehensive coverage from before the war till the arrival of survivors in America... The book is excellent. Jewish Chronicle An outstanding memorial propelling its images beyond museum walls. California Bookwatch The photographs scattered throughout The World Must Know are sharp and clear and usually chilling... a book worthy of any good library. -- Sheldon Kirshner Canadian Jewish News An excellent introduction to the Holocaust... It belongs in all public, academic, school, and synagogue libraries. -- Barbara M. Bibel Association of Jewish Libraries Newsletter