9/11 at 20: The Most Important Story of Our Times, Curated by Garrett M. Graff
What happened on 9/11 and how it changed our world is the most important story of the modern age. It’s the hinge on which so much changed—as clear as a dividing line between the 20th century and the 21st that we have. I’ve spent most of the two decades since 9/11 covering the legacy of that tragic day, both the human experience as well as the way it changed our government and society—from the rise of homeland security to the war on terror to its effects on our politics. Here’s what I’ve learned.