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Jennie Traschen
Professor of physics at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Our flag represents death and destruction.

“What the [American] flag is, is a symbol of terrorism and death and fear and destruction and oppression.”

Source: “Quotations” listed on the “Americans Behaving Badly” webpage. Also: “Towers of Intellect,” from The Wall Street Journal, October 5, 2001, as quoted on the James Bowman webpage. Also: “One Man’s Fight to Fly the American flag for Amherst and Restore a Town Reputation,” by Miriam Godfrey, as quoted on the Massachusetts Daily Collegian webpage.
Hardcopy: Refer to the “Americans Behaving Badly” webpage, the James Bowman webpage, and the Daily Collegian webpage.
Where: At an Amherst town meeting.
When: September 10, 2001.
Contributor: AIM.

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