Learning About 9/11
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Below is a brief list of a few suggested links, PDFs, books and videos.
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September 11, 2001: Timeline of Events
Less than 10 hours after the first attack on 9/11, NBC's David Bloom reports from New York on the minute-by-minute events of that horrific day.
World Trade Center Recovery Efforts Begin on September 11th
NBC's Pat Dawson reports on the rescue efforts beginning on 9/11 at Ground Zero from his vantage point on the street very near the World Trade Center.
Americans Unite after September 11th Attacks
Days after the September 11th attacks, victims are remembered at memorials and Americans unite at patriotic rallies.
Muslims Are Victims of Hate Crimes after September 11th
NBC's Jim Avila reports on one of the ugliest legacies of the 9/11 attacks: The surge of intolerance and hate crimes against American Muslims and people who are mistaken for them.
High School at Ground Zero
NBC's Edie Magnus speaks with Stuyvesant High School students who once went to class in the shadow of the World Trade Center and have vivid memories of the 9/11 attacks.
9/11 Commission Gives Federal Government Low Grades for Information Sharing
The 9/11 Public Discourse Project, an organization aimed at fulfilling the 9/11 Commission's mandate of guarding against future terror attacks, gives the federal government mixed grades.
Force and Friendship: Col. Nicholson Uses Both in Afghanistan
Correspondent Jim Maceda is in Afghanistan with the 10th Mountain Division, led by Colonel John Nicholson, who combines military prowess with cultural understanding to defeat the Taliban.
After 9/11, Ten Years of War
After the September 11 terrorist attacks, the United States mobilized for wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, resulting in the loss of more than 4400 American troops. The death of the 9/11 mastermind, Osama bin Laden, resounds as a major breakthrough after a decade of war.
Is There Deeper Anger Against the U.S. in Mideast?
Al-Arabiya's Washington Bureau Chief Hisham Melhem discusses what has made conditions in the Middle East so ripe for violence, and whether there's a deeper anger that feeds the current outrage against the United States.
Inside Look at Ground Zero on 12th Anniversary of 9/11
On the 12th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, TODAY's Willie Geist reports on the progress being made at Ground Zero in lower Manhattan, including a special preview of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
9/11 History Facts
Related Individual Experiences
The World Trade Center Past And Present
The First Attack On February 26, 1993
The Impact Of September 11th in Local And Global Communities