SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"So many people spoke by phone to each other that day..."
David Shayt

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". . .we spent many many hours networking with individuals in various agencies to complete our job."
William Yeingst
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"...we're much more comfortable collecting artifacts that are clearly historical..."
Peter Liebhold





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