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September 11


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Silencing Political Dissent: How Post-September 11 Anti-Terrorism Measures Threaten Our Civil Liberties (Seven Stories' Open Media Book)
Silencing Political Dissent: How Post-September 11 Anti-Terrorism Measures Threaten Our Civil Liberties (Seven Stories' Open Media Book)
by Nancy Chang
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In her groundbreaking new book, Silencing Political Dissent, constitutional expert Nancy Chang examines how the Bush administration's fight against terrorism is resulting in a disturbing erosion of First Amendment rights and increase of executive power... (read more)

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Never Forget: An Oral History of September 11, 2001
Never Forget: An Oral History of September 11, 2001
by Mitchell Fink
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On the morning of September 11, 2001, shock waves rippled through the country as the United States came under terrorist attack. In New York, Washington, D.C., and Somerset County, Pennsylvania, four planes piloted by members of the Al Qaeda terrorist... (read more)

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The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland
The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland
by Jim Defede
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"For the better part of a week, nearly every man, woman, and child in Gander and the surrounding smaller towns stopped what they were doing so they could help. They placed their lives on hold for a group of strangers and asked for nothing in return. They... (read more)

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New York September 11
New York September 11
by Steve Mccurry
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Byte Wars: The Impact of September 11 on Information Technology
Byte Wars: The Impact of September 11 on Information Technology
by Edward Yourdon
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How 9/11 is transforming IT—and how to survive the new "decade of security"! The September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks are transforming information technology, leading to profound and permanent changes. In this book, Ed Yourdon—legendary... (read more)

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September 11: A Testimony
September 11: A Testimony
by Reuters News Service
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Gathers some of the most dramatic and memorable images of the events of September 11, 2001, and the days following, including rescue efforts and reactions around the world.... (read more)

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Longitudes and Attitudes: America in the Age of Terrorism
Longitudes and Attitudes: America in the Age of Terrorism
by Thomas L. Friedman
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America's leading observer of the international scene on the minute-by-minute events of September 11th--before, during and after. As the Foreign Affairs columnist for the The New York Times, Thomas L. Friedman is in a unique position to interpret the... (read more)

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Out of the Ruins - A New York Record: Lower Manhattan, Autumn 2001
Out of the Ruins - A New York Record: Lower Manhattan, Autumn 2001
by Jean Holabird
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Soon after the attacks of September 11th, artist Jean Holabird, who has lived just four blocks from the WTC for 27 years, started to record the wreckage visible from the perimeter of Ground Zero. Driven by instinct, she was determined to chronicle the... (read more)

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Report from Ground Zero: The Story of the Rescue Efforts at the World Trade Center
Report from Ground Zero: The Story of the Rescue Efforts at the World Trade Center
by Dennis Smith
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"The first-person narratives in this account of the rescue efforts at the World Trade Center constitute a tremendously powerful chronicle of September 11th. The language of the firefighters and police officers is blunt and vivid, the details are sharply... (read more)

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The September 11 Photo Project
The September 11 Photo Project
by Michael Feldschuh
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“I witnessed the fall of the burning towers and death of thousands of people just blocks from where I live. I had taken my camera with me that morning and in a crowd of people took photos while in deep shock, fearing for the lives of those trapped... (read more)

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War of Words: Language, Politics and 9/11
War of Words: Language, Politics and 9/11
by Sandra Silberstein
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In a media age, wars are waged not only with bombs and planes but also with video and sound bites. War of Words is an incisive report from the linguistic battlefields, probing the tales told about September 11th to show how Americans created consensus in... (read more)

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Breakdown How Americas Intelligence Fail
Breakdown How Americas Intelligence Fail
by Bill Gertz
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New York Times bestselling author Bill Gertz uses his unparalleled access to America's intelligence system to show how this system completely broke down in the years, months, and days leading up to the deadly terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center... (read more)

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A New World Trade Center: Design Proposals from the World's Foremost Architects
A New World Trade Center: Design Proposals from the World's Foremost Architects
by Max Protetch
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"As they watched on television as airliners controlled by terrorists flew into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, the American and international public at large became suddenly aware of the symbolic, political, economic and social importance of... (read more)

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An Autumn of War: What America Learned from September 11 and the War on Terrorism
An Autumn of War: What America Learned from September 11 and the War on Terrorism
by Victor Davis Hanson
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Inviting readers across the spectrum to think about September 11 and its aftermath in new and more complicated ways, this volume is a collection of online essays posted by one of the best-known historians in America.... (read more)

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American Ground: Unbuilding the World Trade Center
American Ground: Unbuilding the World Trade Center
by William Langewiesche
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Selected as one of the best books of 2002 by The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Sun-Times Within days after September 11, 2001, William Langewiesche had secured unique, unrestricted, round-the-clock... (read more)

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110 Stories: New York Writes After September 11
110 Stories: New York Writes After September 11
by Ulrich Baer
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Visit the 110 Stories web site New York is a city of writers. And when the city was attacked on 9/11, its writers began to do what writers do, they began to look and feel and think and write, began to struggle to process an event unimaginable before, and... (read more)

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The War Against the Terror Masters: Why It Happened. Where We Are Now. How We'll Win
The War Against the Terror Masters: Why It Happened. Where We Are Now. How We'll Win
by Michael Arthur Ledeen
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The War Against the Terror Masters is a must-read guide to the terrorist crisis. Michael A. Ledeen explains in startling detail how and why the United States was so unprepared for the September 11th catastrophe; the nature of the terror network we are... (read more)

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How Did This Happen? Terrorism and the New War (Publicaffairs Reports)
How Did This Happen? Terrorism and the New War (Publicaffairs Reports)
by Gideon Rose
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In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11th, one question has been on everyone's mind: "How did this happen?" This book seeks to answer this question in all its critical aspects — the motives and actions of the terrorists, the status... (read more)

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Above Hallowed Ground: A Photographic Record of September 11, 2001 by Photographers of the New York City Police Department
Above Hallowed Ground: A Photographic Record of September 11, 2001 by Photographers of the New York City Police Department
by Christopher Sweet
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On the morning of September 11th, a new kind of horror shook the world. Terrorists crashed two passenger airliners into the World Trade Center in the worst attack on U.S. soil in the nation's history. But at the same time a new generation of heroes rose... (read more)

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Out of the Blue
Out of the Blue
by Richard Bernstein
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Following the lives of heroes, victims, and terrorists of September 11, 2001, Richard Bernstein, one of The New York Times's most skillful journalists, weaves the complex tale of a multitude of lives colliding in conflagration on that fateful morning... (read more)

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