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For Immediate Release: July 13, 2011
Media Contact: Marketing and Communication Department

9/11 Lecture Presented by the National Building Museum and the Smithsonian Institution

The Public Memory of 9/11

The upcoming tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks offers an opportunity to consider how the sites in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania are memorializing and interpreting this event. Leading representatives—Alice Greenwald, National September 11 Memorial & Museum; Jim Laychak, Pentagon Memorial Fund; and Jeff Reinbold, Flight 93 National Memorial—present the designs of the memorials and discuss the challenges in commemorating recent history. Brent Glass, director of the National Museum of American History, moderates this program.

The Public Memory of 9/11 is co-sponsored by the National Building Museum and the National Museum of American History.

Continuing education credits are available as follows: 1.5 LU HSW (AIA) 

Brent Glass,
director, National Museum of American History
Alice Greenwald, director, National September 11 Memorial & Museum
Jim Laychak, president, Pentagon Memorial Fund
Jeff Reinbold, site manager, Flight 93 National Memorial

National Building Museum
401 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
(Judiciary Square Metro, Red Line)
FREE program. Registration required. Walk-in registration based on availability.
To register visit www.nbm.org or call 202.272.2448.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 / 6:30 – 8:00 pm

The Public Memory of 9/11 is sponsored by History Channel. 

Stacy Adamson, sadamson@nbm.org, 202.272.2448, ext. 3458

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