Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. We still remember where we were when …. as do most of you. The events and the impact have shaped the lives of so many Americans. And it continues to shape policies and an overall worldview.
In remembrance of the trauma and loss, the spirit that got us through it and the impact that remains, The Week has a wide-ranging series of reflections.
The Washington Journal
Five scholars reflect on the ways in which the events of Sept. 11 have informed American and global politics.
These lesser-known monuments honor the lives lost in the terrorist attacks 20 years ago.
Here’s what it looked like on the ground, from the streets of New York to the Pentagon to a field outside of a Pennsylvania town, from the point of view of people who were there.
When the second plane hit, Florence Jones had to find her own way to escape.
The Wall Street Journal
Now young adults, they recount the pain of losing a parent and what happened afterward.
Camilo José Vergara has been photographing the World Trade Center for decades.
With the 20th anniversary of the attacks this weekend, time has brought a new challenge: Students today have no memories of that day.
The Washington Post
The difficult question to grapple with now is how to remember and reflect upon an event that transformed the United States, arguably far more than it should have.
37 comedians remember their first time onstage after 9/11 and how the attacks changed comedy forever.
The New York Times
After the attacks, American culture became one of prohibitions. Then the Iraq War made it difficult to address Sept. 11 on its own terms.
A company tasked with helping responders and survivors get free medical care has failed to achieve some of its basic aims, patients and staffers say.
Nearly a million artifacts spanning four centuries of New York history were stored at the World Trade Center. These are the stories they told.