9-11 Fifth Anniversary: Resources

September 7, 2006 at 4:05 pm | Posted in history | Leave a comment

Growth of Al Qaeda-BBC- http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/3618762.stm 

US War on Terrorism timeline: http://www.mapreport.com/countries/u.s._war_on_terrorism.html 

The Nation- Civil Rights After 9/11: http://www.thenation.com/directory/civil_rights_after_9_11 

The Nation- 9/11 in a Movie-Made World: http://www.thenation.com/doc/20060925/engelhardt

The Nation- A Constitutional Disaster: http://www.thenation.com/doc/20051107/pitts

BBC News – Five graphs documenting: US Defense spending, US air travel, Presidential approval ratings, hate crime statistics and the number of times that Bin Laden is mentioned in news articles- http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_depth/5305868.stm 

BBC News – Five Years Later: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_depth/americas/2006/11_september_five_years_on/

From the NYT Learning Connection site http://www.nytimes.com/learning/issues_in_depth/20030911.html

Newsweek: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/14323311/

Mainstream Media http://govexec.com/dailyfed/0906/090106nj1.htm

informative yet biased http://www.crisispapers.org/essays6w/twentythings.htm

Lesson plans,worksheets, etc courtesy of the Lehrer NewsHour http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/teachers/lessonplans/terrorism/sept11.html

The Post’s 9-11 section http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/nation/special/6/index.html – free login required-

NPR collection http://understandingamerica.publicradio.org/

State Dept chat regarding the “Myths of Al Qaeda”  http://usinfo.state.gov/usinfo/USINFO/Products/Webchats/sageman_30_aug_2006.html

CNN Poll: Clinton and Giuliani top choices for 2008

September 7, 2006 at 7:29 am | Posted in politics | Leave a comment

clinton_giuliani.jpgAmerica is ready to line up at the polls for Hillary and Rudy.  They are the top choices in a recent CNN poll.  Not as a team, mind you.

You could say that New York is producing great candidates.

You could say we have really limited choices.

Enjoy the full poll results here (pdf).


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