The Global Impact of 9/11

Primary Sources & Research

9/11 wasn’t just a New York City event, nor was it just an American event. It affected countries and cultures across the world, and continues today.

How 9/11 Affected Communities

Growing Up in the Shadow of 9/11, American University School of Communication

A student-produced project based on an independent survey and original reporting and research on the impact of September 11, 2001 on young people growing up in a post-9/11 world.
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Face to Face, Independent Television Service Interactive Project

Personal stories of the effects of Pearl Harbor and September 11th on Americans of Japanese, Middle Eastern, South Asian and Muslim descent. “‘Face to Face’ explores what it means to be an American with the face of the enemy. These are real stories of fear, anger, hatred, loyalty and trust.”
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Backlash 9/11: Middle Eastern and Muslim Americans Respond

by Anny Bakalian and Mehdi Bozorgmehr, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009.
This book explores the challenges faced by Middle Eastern and Muslim Americans in the wake of 9/11 and looks at the efforts of organizations within those communities to address contemporary issues in American society.
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Understanding Islam, Global Exchange

Understand the difference between Islamic belief and the Islamic radical terrorists.
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How 9/11 Affected the Nation

America Responds, PBS

A list of resources compiled by PBS after 9/11 that discusses issues of peace, tolerance, war, patriotism, geography, and other related issues.
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Exploring 9/11: The World Before and After

Webcasts and educational materials created by the 9/11 Memorial Museum offers a series of web-based interviews with scholars that offers a wide range of views on 9/11 and its ramifications. The webcasts, along with educational guides, introduce important questions.
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9.11 Moments, Independent Television Service

“How has your life changed after September 11?” September 11, 2001 continue to change the world, as we heal from the pain and loss, we are re-defining ways of looking at ourselves and at others in our global community. 34 short videos by 9 independent producers capture heartfelt reactions.
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