Matthew Dallek

George Washington University

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Political historian and associate professor at George Washington University; author of Defenseless under the Night: The Roosevelt Years and the Origins of Homeland Security; former visiting scholar the Bipartisan Policy Center

Matthew Dallek on KCRW

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How do we remember 9/11? What should history teach?

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