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Attack on New York City

Author: Wilborn Hampton

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 0763656372

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

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A blind man and his dog struggling to escape from the burning North Tower, a company of firefighters risking their lives, an ordinary citizen turned rescue worker — each person endured a personal nightmare, and each carries a separate memory. Through interviews and accounts of survivors, heroes, and terrorists, as well as his own story, seasoned reporter Wilborn Hampton creates an intimate portrait of life and loss, and offers a deeper understanding of that tragic day.

Air quality in New York City after the September 11, 2001 attacks

field hearing before the Subcommittee on Clean Air, Wetlands, and Climate Change of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, second session on air quality in New York City after the September 11, 2001 attacks, February 11, 2002, New York City

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Clean Air, Wetlands, and Climate Change

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

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New York September 11

Author: N.A

Publisher: powerHouse Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 140

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The first book to document the terrorist attack on the WTC - from the moment of impact and the collapse of the Twin Towers to the rescue efforts at Ground Zero of the police officers, firefighters, emergency service personnel and volunteers from all over the US, as well as the family members and friends searching for their lost loved ones. Also includes some of the most beloved photographs of the WTC buildings, and the human activity within, as photographed by the esteemed Magnum photographers over the past 25 years. With 100 full-colour & b/w photos.

110 Stories

New York Writes After September 11

Author: Ulrich Baer

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 0814799353

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 333

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In the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, some of New York City's leading authors of fiction, poetry, and dramatic prose reflect on the event in vivid, creative works by Paul Auster, Edwidge Danticat, Phillip Lopate, Susan Wheeler, Vivian Gornick, Lynne Sharon Schwartz, and others. Reprint.

New York September 11

Author: N.A

Publisher: powerHouse Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 140

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The first book to document the terrorist attack on the WTC - from the moment of impact and the collapse of the Twin Towers to the rescue efforts at Ground Zero of the police officers, firefighters, emergency service personnel and volunteers from all over the US, as well as the family members and friends searching for their lost loved ones. Also includes some of the most beloved photographs of the WTC buildings, and the human activity within, as photographed by the esteemed Magnum photographers over the past 25 years. With 100 full-colour & b/w photos.

Forever After

New York City Teachers on 9/11

Author: Maureen Grolnick

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 9780807747155

Category: Education

Page: 253

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These moving, first-hand accounts reveal the amazing wisdom and courage of publice school teachers and administrators who cared for and protected children in the schools near the World Trade Centrer and around the City on 9/11. The inspiring stories in this beautiful collection bring into clear focus the enormous responsibility that teacher and administrators face every day and the crucial role they play in helping students make sense of the world, especially after terrifying and incomprehensible events like 9/11. Maxine Greene and Michelle Fine, eminent educators, also offer their views on what happened that day and its impact on the lives of teachers and the inner workings of our schools.

Architecture, Media, and Memory

Facing Complexity in Post-9/11 New York

Author: Joel McKim

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 135003763X

Category: Architecture

Page: 176

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Architecture, Media and Memory examines the wide range of urban sites impacted by September 11 and its aftermath – from the spontaneous memorials that emerged in Union Square in the hours after the attacks, to the reconstruction at Ground Zero, to vast ongoing landscape urbanism projects beyond. Yet this is not simply a book about post-9/11 architecture. It instead presents 9/11 as a multifaceted case study to explore a discourse on memory and its representation in the built environment. It argues that the reconstruction of New York must be considered in relation to larger issues of urban development, ongoing global conflicts, the rise of digital media, and the culture, philosophy and aesthetics of memory. It shows how understanding architecture in New York post-9/11 requires bringing memory into contact with a complex array of political, economic and social forces. Demonstrating an ability to explain complex philosophical ideas in language that will be accessible to students and researchers alike in architecture, urban studies, cultural studies and memory studies, this book serves as a thought-provoking account of the intertwining of contemporary architecture, media and memory.

11 September and its Aftermath

The Geopolitics of Terror

Author: Stanley D Brunn

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135756015

Category: History

Page: 308

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First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

September 11 in Popular Culture

A Guide

Author: Sara E. Quay,Amy M. Damico

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313355053

Category: History

Page: 319

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Analyzes the impact of September 11 on popular culture, citing specific albums, films, television show, and works of art influenced by the terrorist attacks.

Recovering 9/11 in New York

Author: Robert Fanuzzi,Michael Wolfe

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 1443859591

Category: Social Science

Page: 330

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This collection of essays offers a rich variety of approaches to how people and institutions in greater New York have sought to find meaning in the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, now a decade on. The views and practices documented here join memory, recovery, and rebuilding together to form a vital new chapter in New York’s metropolitan history. Contributors contest the dominant nationalist narrative about 9/11 to generate a more local and socially-engaged form of scholarship that connects directly with the experiences of people who lived or came to work in New York that fateful day and the years that followed. In doing so, these essays give academics and clinical professionals an opportunity to reflect upon and work with the people of a community – in this case, metropolitan New York – as essential partners, and even the main protagonists, in creating new paradigms to capture the significance of these events and their aftermath. The collection is comprised of sixteen essays by experts drawn from a wide range of scholarly and professional fields. They investigate how people across the New York metropolitan region initially responded to and have since remembered the events of September 11th as they rippled out into the city, the surrounding metropolitan region, and the nation at large. They engage directly with the emotional and psychological aftermath of the attacks, approaching the questions of healing and teaching from a variety of institutional, professional, and non-professional perspectives. The volume concludes with a selection of essays that grapple with the challenge of “Representing 9/11.” Contributors to this section evaluate contemporary novels and films that have risked engagement with deep narrative traditions to translate the recent memory of public events into resonant stories and imaginative language. Readers are invited to consider how all these responses – in literature, memorials, media representations, and the words and actions of diverse individuals – still contribute to the complex, yet inescapable challenge of making meaning of 9/11.

Literarische Reaktionen Auf Den 11. September

Author: Eva Baches

Publisher: Diplomica Verlag

ISBN: 3836657023

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 126

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Der 11. September 2001 stellt ein Ereignis von historischem Ausma dar. Auch wenn heute, f nf Jahre danach eine Art Normalit t eingekehrt zu sein scheint. Die Arbeiten am Ground Zero sind abgeschlossen und schon bald wird der Freedom Tower die Skyline von New York wieder vervollst ndigen und ein neues Symbol des American Way of Life verk rpern. Angesichts des Ausma es der Anschl ge, scheint es nur all zu leicht nachvollziehbar, dass viele Menschen sich zu diesem Thema u ern wollten, und so kam es in der unmittelbaren Zeit danach zu einer wahren Flut an Ver ffentlichungen. Doch welcher Art waren die Ver ffentlichungen und mit welcher Intention schrieben die Autoren ihre Werke? Und wie kann sich ihre Intention innerhalb des gew hlten Genres etablieren? Diesen Fragen m chte ich im Rahmen dieser Arbeit nachgehen. Ein Begriff der eng im Zusammenhang mit dem 11.September steht ist der von Samuel P. Huntington gepr gte Begriff Kampf der Kulturen." In diesem Aufsatz nimmt Huntington Stellung zur Position der Westlichen Staaten, deren Vormachtstellung nicht l nger haltbar ist, da es Staaten gibt, die nicht l nger im Schatten des Westens stehen wollen. So bleibt dem Westen nach Huntington nur eins, wenn er eine dauerhafte Konfrontation und seinen Untergang vermeiden will, er muss seine Vormachtsstellung zu Gunsten von Multikulturalit t und Multipolarit t aufgeben. Anders als Huntington sieht der Sprachtheoretiker und Begr nder der Generativen Transformationsgrammatik, Noam Chomsky in seinem Werk The Attack" nur einen Hauptschuldigen f r die Terroranschl ge auf die Twin Towers, die Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika. Mit ihrer Au enpolitik sind sie f r Chomsky ein Terrorstaat, welcher anderen Staaten ihre Sichtweise aufzwingen will. Anne Nelson und Neil la Bute w hlen mit ihren Theaterst cken The Guys und The Mercy Seat ein Genre, das auf zwei Wegen die Rezipienten erreicht, als Text und auf der B hne. Anne Nelson bettet ihr St ck in eine wahre Begebenheit, in der sie von

New York September 11

Author: N.A

Publisher: powerHouse Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 140

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The first book to document the terrorist attack on the WTC - from the moment of impact and the collapse of the Twin Towers to the rescue efforts at Ground Zero of the police officers, firefighters, emergency service personnel and volunteers from all over the US, as well as the family members and friends searching for their lost loved ones. Also includes some of the most beloved photographs of the WTC buildings, and the human activity within, as photographed by the esteemed Magnum photographers over the past 25 years. With 100 full-colour & b/w photos.

New York After 9/11

Author: Susan Opotow,Zachary Baron Shemtob

Publisher: Empire State Editions

ISBN: 9780823281282

Category: History

Page: 256

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This book examines the aftermath of 9/11 in New York City and the various ways that this event profoundly reshaped multiple spheres of City life.

September 11 Wall Street Sonnets and Other New York City Poems

Author: Eugene Schlanger

Publisher: Editions Underbahn Ltd.

ISBN: 0977422445

Category: September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001

Page: 159

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Occasionally, there are articulate witnesses to disaster. In the months after the World Trade Center attack, Eugene Schlanger, The Wall Street Poet, was writing as an insider for his colleagues in Lower Manhattan and all New Yorkers. A native New Yorker with degrees in literature and law, his poignant poems require little explanation; the allusions are everyday and belong to everyone. After the disaster, he was ready to fulfill the public responsibility of an artist and convey what transpired in his time

Zeitenwende 9/11?

Eine transatlantische Bilanz

Author: Till Karmann,Simon Wendt,Tobias Endler,Martin Thunert

Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich

ISBN: 3847409557

Category: Political Science

Page: 382

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Als Tag der Terroranschläge auf New York und Washington ist der 11. September 2001 unvergessen. Aber war 9/11 „ein Tag, der die Welt veränderte“? Die AutorInnen hinterfragen bisherige historische und politologische Einordnungsversuche und zeichnen die Entwicklungen bis zum Sommer 2015 nach, um neue Forschungsdiskussionen anzustoßen und die transatlantischen Dimensionen des 11. September aufzuzeigen. Zeitenwende 9/11? strebt eine transatlantische Bilanz knapp anderthalb Dekaden nach den Ereignissen an. Es wird untersucht, welche historische Bedeutung das Datum 11. September in vergleichender transnationaler und multidisziplinärer Perspektive hat. Die Autoren bieten Antworten an auf die Frage, ob die Geschehnisse dieses Tages in der Innen- und Außenpolitik, aber auch der Medienlandschaft Europas und der USA so tiefgreifende Wandlungsprozesse angestoßen haben, dass man von einer „Zeitenwende“ sprechen kann.

Out of the Blue

A Narrative of September 11, 2001

Author: Richard Bernstein,The New York Times

Publisher: Times Books

ISBN: 1466854073

Category: Political Science

Page: 304

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A gripping and authoritative account of the September 11th attack, its historical roots, and its aftermath Few news stories in recent memory have commanded as much attention as the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, but no news organization rivaled The New York Times for its comprehensive, resourceful, in-depth, and thoughtful coverage. This effort may well emerge as the finest hour in the paper's distinguished 150-year history. In an unprecedented commitment, the Times assigned one of its most skilled reporters, Richard Bernstein, to turn the newspaper's brilliant and incisive reporting into a riveting narrative of September 11th. Following the lives of heroes, victims, and terrorists, Bernstein weaves a complex tale of a multitude of lives colliding in conflagration on that fateful morning. He takes us inside the Al Qaeda organization and the lives of the terrorists, from their indoctrination into radical Islam to the harrowing moments aboard the aircraft as they raced toward their terrible destiny. We meet cops and firefighters, and become intimate with some of the Trade Center workers who were lost on that day. We follow the lives of the rest of America--ordinary citizens and national leaders alike--in the hours and days after the attack. Finally, Bernstein chronicles the nation's astonishing response in the aftermath. No account of this singular moment in American history will be as sharp, readable, and authoritative as Out of the Blue.

September 11: An Oral History

Author: Dean E. Murphy

Publisher: Doubleday

ISBN: 0385508360

Category: Political Science

Page: 224

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About 3,000 people lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C., on September 11, 2001. Thousands more narrowly escaped, their survival a result of eerily prescient spur-of-the-moment decisions, acts of superhuman courage, the unfailing kindness of strangers, and, in some cases, fortuitous strokes of luck. September 11: An Oral History unites the voices of that day. It is at once a dramatic reminder of one of the most devastating events in history of the nation and a tribute to the spirit of cooperation and the outpourings of empathy that marked that day for so many people in the United States and abrad. Written and compiled by Dean E. Murphy, who covered the attacks on the World Trade Center for the New York Times, September 11: An Oral History presents vivid eyewitness accounts by those who rushed to the scene, as well as the stories of people around the country and abroad who watched as events unfolded on television and waited for news of friends, family, and acquaintances. A priest who runs an adoption center near the WTC paints an unforgettable portrait of what he calls "the meeting place of Hell and Earth that morning"; a businessman from Los Angeles in New York to conduct a training seminar recounts in breathstopping detail his descent with a blind colleague from the 78th floor of the North Tower; a senior at a high school; the owners of a small business in Arkansas describe their thoughts and feelings as they waited to hear from a customer who had become part of their lives though they had never actually met him; and a civilian employee at the Pentagon recalls giving up hope in a smoke-filled office, her hair on fire, only to be led to safety by the soothing voice of a colleague. Contributions from firefighters, police, and military personnel, and other rescue workers demonstrate the mixture of professionalism and humanity that justly elevated them, despite their own modesty, to the status of national heroes. There are stories, too, of those who narrowly missed being part of the mayhem--including a family of four who changed their plane reservations from one of the hijacked jets and others whose arrivals at work were delayed by unlikely coincidences and quirks of fate like forgetting to turn on the coffeepot the night before. The first and only oral history of September 11 that presents people from all walks of life, these poignant, often harrowing vignettes capture the grief, rage, and fear that gripped the nationj--and offer an intimate, inspiring look at the strengths that enabled us to move on. From the Hardcover edition.


Review of Studies of the Economic Impact of the September 11, 2001, Terrorist Attacks on the World Trade Center

Author: Nancy R. Kingsbury

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9780756728076

Category: Political Science

Page: 40

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Identifies and reviews several key studies of the economic impact of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center buildings in N.Y. City, which caused enormous destruction. Eight studies from 7 different organizations were identified as being the most comprehensive studies available on the economic impact of the attacks: N.Y. City Office of the Comptroller; N.Y. Governor and State Div. of the Budget; N.Y. City Partnership and Chamber of Commerce; Fiscal Policy Institute; N.Y. State Senate Finance Committee; Miliken Institute; and N.Y. State Assembly Ways and Means Committee. In addition, recent studies by the Federal Reserve Bank of N.Y. and the N.Y. City Independent Budget Office include updated information on some of the economic impacts.