September 11th had potential to change many of the familiar elements in our landscape: Take the physical structures that form Chicago. Architecture, a critical part of the city's DNA, from the famous skyline all the way down to the massive Deep Tunnel.
For the tenth anniversary of 9/11, Worldview explores the terror attack's impact on Chicago’s Muslim community. We’ll speak with an attorney for Rabih Haddad's Global Relief Foundation, one of two local Muslim charities shuttered by the federal government shortly after the attacks.
Since 9/11, the effort to increase collective security while preserving civil liberties proved to be controversial. The country increased airport security and the volume of surveillance cameras in public places.
Ten years ago, terror shook American shores and left fear in its wake. The events of September 11, 2001 transformed the way people saw the world and each other. A decade later Eight Forty-Eight explored the impact of 9/11 on communities, politics and culture.
In two days, we mark decade that has passed since that terrible day.I, for one, could do without seeing replays of the towers rumbling to earth in a cloud of dust; of the innocents who never returned home.
When it rains outside the Horseshoe, it rains inside the Horseshoe. But that didn't put a damper on things! We have Julia Sweeney ragging on strollers at the acquarium. Stephanie McCanles comments on reality television and the Emmy season. Bond Benton reports on pro-wrestling.
This week is already consumed with important and worthy remembrance and discussion about 9/11, what it means, and how far we might still need to travel.But I want to take just a moment to acknowledge the very first 9/11, the one that took place in Chile in 1973, when the democratically-elected Presi