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    Rebecca L. West | Sep 13, 2021

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    Matthew Keough | Sep 10, 2021

    Victor M. Uribe-Uran is a professor of history and law and chair of the history department at Florida International University.
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    Perspectives Daily

    Julianne Johnson | Sep 9, 2021

    In telling students about her experiences on September 11, 2001, Julianne Johnson makes herself the primary source—and demonstrates the interplay of history, testimony, and memory.

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