Daily Archives: September 11, 2011

Ten years ago

Since it’s all over every newspaper, TV channel and other media anyway, I’ll just post a few links.

Fray: Missing Pieces

“On September 11, 2001, an unthinkable act of terrorism occured in New York City and Washington DC. It left holes in our lives, holes in the skyline, holes in our spirit. These are some of the stories of those who were there. These are our missing pieces.”

Two recent MetaFilter threads of relevance:
Ask MeFi: Help me briefly re-live 9/11 as it happened.
MeFi: Teaching 9/11.

The documentary 102 Minutes That Changed America is recommended in the first thread.

Zeit online: Thema: Zehn Jahre nach dem 11. September.

Ten years ago, I only posted a brief note because it was already afternoon here in Germany when the attacks happened and because André and I were glued to the online stream of BBC World News for the rest of the day. I elaborated a bit the following day.