As the founding chairman for the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., Professor Wiesel says his motto was, "For the dead and the living, we must remember." He says this message is especially important for today's youth.
"It's a bit too late for all of us that were there—we are an endangered species," says Professor Wiesel. "It's not too late for these young people. This is for [them] that I and my peers have been writing and testifying and shouting and whispering."