National Tragedy—Maine, Pearl Harbor, 9/11
Lecture no. 15 from the course: Experiencing America: A Smithsonian Tour through American History
Taught by Professor Richard Kurin | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Nothing speaks more powerfully than an object that has weathered tragedy. Look at simple, eloquent relics from the explosion of USS Maine in 1898, the sinking of USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor in 1941, and the destruction of the World Trade Center towers on September 11, 2001.