Outpouring of goodwill, donations followed destruction of Riverside Public Library

By Joseph Ruzich, Special to the Tribune. Tribune staff reporter Brett McNeil contributed to this report
Published December 2, 2005

Richard Hirschhaut, the executive director of the Holocaust Foundation of Illinois, believes the best way to fight extremism is to learn about the Holocaust.

After police in July said self-described white supremacist Richard Mayers, 33, of Berwyn implicated himself in the destruction Holocaust-related videos at the Riverside Public Library, Hirschhaut wasn’t going to sit on his hands. Full story.