The program about the causes of the Holocaust held last week at the Commerce Library was an interesting peek inside a tragic time for human history.

It's also a timely topic given today's political rhetoric which at times, echoes the aberrant thinking that led to the rise of Nazism and the extermination of over 6 million Jews.

Mike Buffington is co-publisher of Mainstreet Newspapers. He can be reached at mike@mainstreetnews.com.

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