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Matthew Dallek

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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

It's been 15 years since the brilliant September morning that upended American life and set George W. Bush on the road to war in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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

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