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The NCPH logoThe National Council on Public History (NCPH) is a membership association that inspires public engagement with the past and serves the needs of practitioners in putting history to work in the world.  This section of History@Work is for news of the organization, discussion of membership issues, and historical advocacy alerts.

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Editorial team:  John Dichtl, Stephanie Rowe

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