exploring 9/11

Exploring 9/11: The World Before and After – health effects of WTC dust

 Dr. Paul Lioy is a professor and the Vice Chair of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is also the Director of Exposure Science at the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute at Rutgers University and author of the book, “Dust: The Inside Story of its Role in the September 11 Aftermath.” During the interview, Dr. Lioy summarizes the different phases of exposure in the days and weeks after 9/11, emphasizing the features and health effects of the World Trade Center dust.  Read more »

Exploring 9/11: The World Before and After (September)

Retired Marine Lt. Col. Robert J. Darling is a former White House military office airlift operations liaison officer. In that position, Darling was charged with organizing all logistical aspects of travel for the White House. His recent book "24 Hours inside the President’s Bunker" details his time in the president’s emergency operations center on September 11, 2001.The "Exploring 9/11" webcast series is exclusively produced for the 9/11 Memorial & Museum and is hosted by Clifford Chanin  Read more »

exploring 9/11: the world before and after (June)

//Thomas Hegghammer, senior fellow at the Norwegian Defense Research Institute, discusses his research on violent jihadists in Saudi Arabia, and their failure to overthrow the Saudi systemThomas Hegghammer, senior fellow at the Norwegian Defense Research Institute, discusses his research on violent jihadists in Saudi Arabia and their failure to overthrow the Saudi system.  He is the author of  "Jihad in Saudi Arabia: Violence and Pan-Islamism since 1979."  Read more »

Exploring 9/11: The world before and after (may)

New York University professor Brigette Sion talks about memory and methods of commemoration as part of this month's webcast series exploring 9/11.Sion, an assistant professor of religious studies, has researched memorials and the performance of memory. In this latest installment of the  series, Sion's discussion will include comments on the goals of a memorial and its obligation to visitors.The webcast series is exclusively produced for the 9/11 Memorial & Museum and is hosted by Clifford Chanin  Read more »

Memory & memorialization: The reality of planning for a memorial museum

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