SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"The Smithsonian now has a fire truck door from the New York Fire Department..."
David Shayt

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"...the broader question of terrorism at the World Trade Center."
David Shayt
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"...you kind of have to set that aside and think of it as a curator..."
Shelly Foote





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