Life One Nation

Author: Editors of Life
Publisher: Life
ISBN: 9781933405940
Format: PDF
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Offers a photographic account of the events of September 11, 2001, the rescue efforts in the days following the attacks, the response of a nation united in sadness, pride, and resolve, and the memorials built after the attacks.

One Nation

Author: Robert Sullivan
Publisher: Little Brown & Company
ISBN:
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Offers a photographic account of the events of September 11, 2001, the rescue efforts in the days following the attacks, and the response of a nation united in sadness, pride, and resolve.

LIFE One Nation

Author: Editors of Life Magazine
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316198028
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In this expanded tenth-anniversary edition of the No. 1 New York Times bestselling book, LIFE returns to the story that it chronicled with such immediacy following the devastating, heartbreaking, and inspiring events in New York, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania. These pages bear witness to the horrific losses of 9/11 but also celebrate the inspirational bravery of those who persevered, risking their lives in unpredictable and terrifying circumstances. This became the document of the day, the book Americans needed at the time-and can gain some measure of understanding from once more. ONE NATION was and is, as the Wall Street Journal said ten years ago, "a thoughtful and thorough telling." This expanded edition includes a new foreword by Tom Brokaw, reflections on how the nation has changed in the decade since 9/11, updates on the people involved that day, and new and exclusive portraits by award-winning photographer Joe McNally, who made indelible pictures at Ground Zero in the immediate aftermath of the tragic event. For decades, Americans have turned to LIFE to see, understand, and remember the most important events of history. In addition to a powerful array of photographs taken by many of the world's greatest photographers, ONE NATION includes original essays by some of our finest writers. Contributors include David McCullough, Maya Angelou, James Bradley, Melissa Fay Greene, Margaret Carlson, Bob Greene and many others. To re-read these pieces today is to revisit an astonishing moment. There is an immediacy and passion to the writing that speaks, just as the photographs do, to what 9/11 was-and meant to us all.

September 11 in Popular Culture

Author: Sara E. Quay
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313355053
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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.

Terror Detentions and the Rule of Law

Author: Robert H. Wagstaff
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199301557
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Wagstaff describes how 9/11 terrorist attacks provoked panicked responses from the United States and the United Kingdom resulting in detentions of suspected terrorists in a manner incompatible with the due process, fair trial, and equality requirements of the rule of law. The legality of the detentions was challenged and found wanting by the highest courts in both the US and UK. The US courts approached these questions as matters within the law of war, whereas the UK courts examined these questions within a human rights criminal law context.

Life The American Spirit

Author: Editors of Life
Publisher: Life
ISBN: 9781929049882
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The editors of "Life" offer photographs and photo essays commemorating September 11, 2001, the war that followed, the reactions of the American people, and recovery efforts in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania.

American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Author: Martin Halliwell
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780748626021
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Will the 21st century be the next American Century? Will American ideas and power dominate the globe in the coming years? Or is the prestige of the United States likely to crumble beneath the pressure of new international challenges? This book explores the changing patterns of American thought and culture.