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September 9, 2004

TEACHING 9-11
The Role of Media, Museums and Schools
In Constructioning National Memory
(Free and Open to the Public; Note that Certificates of Attendance will be given to educators who wish to pursue continuing education credit with their institutions)

Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
Carmichael Auditorium
Washington, D.C.

1:00 p.m.
PANEL I: Media
Moderator: James Fallows, Atlantic Monthly
Ron Simon, Museum of Television & Radio
Fiona Spruill, NYTimes.com
Marvin Kalb, Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government

3:00 p.m.
PANEL II: Exhibitions and Memorials
Moderator: Peter M. Lukehart, National Gallery of Art
James Gardner, National Museum of American History
Amy Weinstein, New York Historical Society
Tom Rogér, Families of September 11

4:30 p.m.
PANEL III: Best Practices
(4 Teachers selected for “Best Practices” Awards

Keynote Comments: Eugene Hickok, Deputy Secretary of Education, US Department of Education

Moderator: Alison Zimbalist, The New York Times Learning Network
Robert Peterson, La Escuela Fratney Elementary School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Tracy Paxton, Rivermont Collegiate Middle School, Bettendorf, Iowa
Masato Ogawa, Ontario High School, Ontario, Oregon
David Mednicoff, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Presentation of Awards
William Durden, President, Dickinson College

6:30 p.m.
Reception
Please feel free to explore two important exhibitions:
Separate Is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education
Vote: The Machinery of Democracy



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