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Amanda Ripley, award-winning journalist for Time magazine, retraces the human response to some of the most devastating disasters of our age, from the explosion of the Mount Blanc munitions ship in 1917 to the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001.
- Amanda Ripley covers homeland security and risk for "Time."
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