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In scanning headlines from the late nineteenth century to the stock market crash—even knowing exactly how history turns out—I find myself drawn into the narrative, watching the dates jump forward in increments until the key words switch from “speculation” and “boom” to “depression” and “crash.” I click on the “next page” link at the bottom of my screen to see more and more pages of headlines as if I want to find out how the story ends. The experience reminds me, once again, that history is never finished and that the present is always waiting to change a past that has not yet happened.