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History, memory and the importance of reflecting on 9/11

History, memory and the importance of reflecting on 9/11

History, memory and the importance of reflecting on 9/11 Written by Rick B. Larsen  September 10, 2021 A debate among historians has to do with history vs. memory. The anniversary of historically significant events brings renewed relevance to this academic but...
Sutherland on KSLNewsRadio: Rediscover civics education

Sutherland on KSLNewsRadio: Rediscover civics education

Sutherland on KSLNewsRadio: Rediscover civics education Written by Rick B. Larsen  June 24, 2021 https://youtu.be/VFWzQY_HwKA   There is a difference between uninformed, misinformed and disinformed.  None are ideal in preserving self-government. Voices...
Does freedom have an expiration date?

Does freedom have an expiration date?

Does freedom have an expiration date? Written by Rick B. Larsen  January 15, 2021 Originally published in Deseret News. Current events call to mind a question posed by columnist Cal Thomas: “Does America have an expiration date?” History says all democracies...
Independence Day: a reckoning

Independence Day: a reckoning

Independence Day: a reckoning Written by Rick B. Larsen  July 2, 2020 Throughout our history, certain Independence Day observances stand out. Typically these happen during years marked by conflict – difficulties that cause the traditionally carefree...