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Horror Not Forgotten

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 28, 1998

Organizations that assist Holocaust survivors would share up to $25 million under a bill the House sent President Clinton on Tuesday. The measure, approved by voice vote, also authorizes an additional $5 million for archival research to help with the restitution of assets that were looted or extorted from Holocaust victims. House sponsor Rep. James Leach, R-Iowa, above, said the measure seeks to provide some “material redress” for the inadequate restitution of assets belonging to Holocaust victims that were seized by the U.S. government during World War II.


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